Index to my shorter articles -- Part 10
Psychology and the behavioral sciences generally
Following the general coverage below, there is a Special sub-section on psychological authoritarianism
Spare the rod and spoil the child?
Early experience, not genes, shapes child abusers (?)
On being authentic
Political attitudes are predicted by physiological traits
Abortion and crime: another invisible elephant in the bedroom
Advertising and the story of the Edsel
The makeup of the human brain may guide people's political views, according to a recent study
Are conservatives less "open"?
Psychologizing John Bolton
Female breasts and peacocks' tails
Simplistic thinking in politics and the ad hominem fallacy
Do unhappy children become conservative adults?
Frank Sulloway: a very strange psychologist
A social science attack on that wicked voter ID
‘Happiness gene’ in brain determines basic levels of contentment
Can A Test Really Tell Who's A Psychopath?
Why do so many people hate Gail Trimble?
When will psychologists ever learn? Artifactual relationships, absent sampling and invalid measuring instruments still abound in research into the psychology of politics
Were the lying Dutchman's lies important?
The Secret Lives of Liberals and Conservatives: Personality Profiles, Interaction Styles, and the Things They Leave Behind -- a comment on Carney, Jost, Gosling and Potter
Roger Steare's hilarious attempt to measure morality
Haidt and the psychology of politics
Why Jonathan Haidt is wrong
Mooney the spinner
The importance of culture and American exceptionalism
Childhood TV watching and crime
The genetics of politics
Research on basic differences between liberals and conservatives
Political Orientation and Moral Conviction
So, who are the smartest scientists?
More on sperm-donated children
Social science findings about conservatism; Zuesse demolished
Dianne Trussell and human mating
Who are the bigots?
Teachers more likely to label black students as troublemakers, study finds
Sex crimes: It's not poverty after all!
Guns and crime in New Zealand
"Openness" and Facebook as a personality diagnostic
An interesting confirmation of a troublesome truth: Trust is highest in a homogeneous population
Connectedness and drugs
What social and medical science has to say about Obama's push to "desegregate" white suburbs
Hibbing on what lies behind the Left/Right divide
"Covert" measure of racism invalid -- the IAT
Duckitt on personality and politics
The psychology of conservatives. Some psychometric observations
Why we’d rather be at war than be alone: How humans desire a tribal sense of belonging that is missing from modern life
A young American woman detects that she is seen as "white trash"
The pill and Massey Ferguson
My life as an outsider
The strange way Leftist psychologists measure conservatism. Conservatism is NOT simply "opposition to change"
Is Mark Latham angry because of his own humble background? Do his anti-elite barbs reveal his pain of being an outsider?
Reading to children at bedtime: ABC questions value of time-honoured practice
The secret weapon to eliminating poverty — talking to your kids?
Do Arts Teach Creativity? Learning creative process takes more than a regular art class
Creativity and the Root-Bernsteins again
American patriotism versus German patriotism
A Stable Father Prevents the Early Onset of Puberty(?)
AP Style Update to Include Xenophobia, Homophobia, Islamophobia
Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
More Americans are living alone after recession
Men find their 'bromances' are MORE emotionally rewarding than relationships with their wives and girlfriends (?)
Married Americans Are More Unhappy Than Ever
Who are Jordan Peterson’s followers?
The six-class system: dispelling myths of an egalitarian Australia
All phobias are not equal
Cognitive flexibility rides again
Our military: The greatest social engineering machine ever built
Those who do not remember history are condemned to repeat it
Facebook and conspiracy theories
Preventing domestic violence: There is only one way
Incels: the ugly truth
Boys are BORN cavemen. It's not "culture" or the schools that makes them that way
Australian psychologists are down on "Traditional Masculinity" too
Nationalism doesn’t have to mean exclusion
Your parenting style could decide how successful your kid will be
Emotionalism in counselling
Diversity, good and bad
The psychology of hate
The Republican Party has no 'bedrock principles.' The Democratic Party doesn't either
Social class in speech
Blinding Themselves: The Cost of Groupthink in Social Psychology
Why are so many clever, privileged teenage girls on antidepressants? They and their parents describe the drugs as life-savers - but HOW will they ever get off them?
The Pressing Need for Everyone to Quiet Their Egos
The Western mind is different
Having separate bedrooms can work for couples
Nadia Bokody: Why married women stop having sex
Most Men Lead Lives of Quiet Desperation (Do they?)
Is your social class holding you back in your career?
Is a meritocracy closer than we think?
Autism Speaks, and It’s Telling Others to Shut Up
The mystery of the Greeks
Infidelity is not always a bad thing: How having a romance on the side can be considered 'self-care' that can actually prolong a marriage
Are we destined for multiple loves? Millennials think we are
National Character and the Quality of Peoples
Why Do Men Date Younger Women?
An angry black lady
Another disgruntled black lady
Falling in love
Are "Goodbye" songs romantic?
Divorce: A better way
Why Seeing Your Ex Moving On Always Hurts So Much
Ethically non-monogamous relationships
A once distinguished academic journal announces its transition to a propaganda sheet
Sexual violence is a common peril with dating apps
An "ex" gets Royal approval
The Rise of Lonely, Single Men
The Capitalist Origins of the Myers-Briggs Personality Test
Plans to introduce a smacking ban on kids in Australia
Narcissism and Sam Vaknin
The Real Problem for single women in their '40s
Inside the mind of an incel
The contact hypothesis rides again
Issues in having many sexual partners
I am, damn it, proud to be English
"I exposed war crimes among the SAS"
The Culture of Transgression: Our antinomian elite’s war against tradition has become a war against the working class
Special sub-section on psychological authoritarianism
Note: My academic articles on authoritarianism are accessible here
My academic publications are frequently cited
Authoritarianism and threat
Does authoritarianism make you fat?
Appeals to authority
Jos Meloen, a Dutch melon head -- and a true believer in the Adorno unicorn
A counterblast to "authoritarianism" -- BOOK REVIEW of "Dehumanizing Christians: Cultural Competition in a Multicultural World" by George Yancey
Leftist projection and inability to learn -- the reinvention of authoritarianism
Even psychologists are now beginning to notice Leftist authoritarianism
Misunderstandings about the military
Conservatism and authoritarianism: A rejoinder to Zuesse
Why the Authoritarian Right Is Rising
Authoritarianism and the Leftist mental bubble
A puzzle solved: Leftist denial of authoritarianism
It isn’t "Leavers" who are authoritarian
Is Obama an authoritarian?
The American Left is as authoritarian as ever
Peterson on infectious Disease and Authoritarianism
Atheism Leads to Authoritarianism?
Fascism: Left, Right, or Neither?
The Conundrum of Measuring Authoritarianism: A Case Study in Political Bias
Allowing for Ambiguity in the Social Sciences: Else Frenkel-Brunswik’s methodological practice in "The Authoritarian Personality"
Is the myth of left-wing authoritarianism itself a myth?
Revisiting the rigidity-of-the-right hypothesis: A meta-analytic review
Left-wing authoritarianism: Hiding in plain sight
Race and racism
Play accused of stirring up hatred against the Japanese
Senator Lightfoot faces vilification trial
Andrew Fraser: Australia's unrepentant truth-teller
Black attitudes and black aggression
Southern culture and black under-achievement
Race in politics before and after WWII
Patriotism, nationalism and racism
Australia's pygmies, predecessors of the Aborigines, have not quite died out
Kin preference, Frank Salter and Emmanuel Todd
Race is visible in the genes
Racial preference as an extension of kin preference
A response to some personal attacks
A small anecdote and some reflections on race and culture
A Prophetic Poem by Rudyard Kipling
Are racists cuddly?
People from the higher latitudes of the world have bigger brains
Mixed race can be a good thing
Buried Prejudice: The Bigot in Your Brain
Group Pride, insecurity and the Left
An uninsightful look at racist attitudes
A small note on the Tuskegee Syphilis study of the 1930s
World Vision will not sponsor poor Jewish children
More on World Vision bigotry
Is Harvard a Jewish plot? And does it matter?
Race And The American Millennial’s Brain Rot
Are people who distrust troublesome minorities wrong in the head?
Multiculturalism is a racist ideology
Race relations: Are we more "enlightened" these days?
Does criticism of multiculturalists imply racism?
How your prejudices can dictate your actions in a crisis
Is it racist to distrust foreign doctors?
Scientists discover a way to reverse racial bias in young children. But how firm is the effect?
The Left are still obsessed with race
The psychology of prejudice
When and Why Nationalism Beats Globalism: And how moral psychology can help explain and reduce tensions between the two
Racism as a convenient but flawed index of evil
On MIT blog, black students say white wariness about blacks is racism
Racism or a realistic perception of danger?
High IQ people are prejudiced too
Racism and freedom of thought
Can racial discrimination be harmless?
If group differences are superficial, they will fade away
Why the vitriol about race?
I am fully in favour of my country admitting as refugees people who are in danger for their lives elsewhere
Race gaps in SAT scores highlight inequality and hinder upward mobility
Racism -- in the Leftist sense -- is normal
Were ancient Egyptians black?
Master innovators again
A Kind Word on Behalf of the Mexicans
What is a white supremacist?
Book Review: The Sovereign Psyche and black crime
White Fragility Is Keeping Racism Alive (?)
Is it racist to own a gun?
Boston: A Liberal city that is also very racist
Australia's Discrimination Commissioner assumes discrimination rather than proving it
It’s not just Starbucks: White fear is an American problem
Stop Talking About Race and IQ
Einstein's diaries contain shocking details of his racism (?)
The Eurasian mystery solved
A Japanese teacher exposes the deep dysfunction of American black culture
Racial attitudes are related to climate skepticism
Is America's Racial Divide Permanent?
‘Minorities suffer the most from hate-speech laws’ -- says ACLU boss
Antisemitism among the Christian Right
Fact-checking Trump's notion that white nationalism is not a rising threat
Race and Leftist mental "flexibility"
The song sucks': An Indigenous rapper insults the national anthem as he explains it why nine State of Origin stars refused to sing Advance Australia Fair before series opener
Race and Leftist mental "flexibility"
Heightism? Chris Morgan claims he is the 'Martin Luther King' of short people
Chinese-made condoms too small, Zimbabwe’s health minister complains: Rushton vindicated
Filthy bathrooms in black schools
How limiting are stereotypes of blacks and Muslims?
"Affirmative action" and law school
Stereotyping in action
Racism leads to war
Racial awareness is not racism
Merriam-Webster dictionary to revise definition of racism after complaints
Typical shallow journalism: race, racism and riots
What do Black Lives Matter protesters want?
Boston: Study shows Black renters, voucher holders face egregious housing discrimination
White supremacist, the new meaningless term of abuse
New 'Absolutely Shocking' Evidence Presented in the George Floyd Case
Why Racial Tensions Are So High in the Least Racist Society on Earth
Are all white people racist? Why Critical Race Theory has us rattled
How our data encodes systematic racism
Must not doubt weepy tales of racism
Caller on a prime time NZ radio show claimed Maori men are 'genetically predisposed to crime' and naturally do badly in school
Britons were black 'before these isles were British', says BBC children's show
The Chinese are insecure about their eyelid shape
Decision to grant Katie Hopkins a visa referred to human rights watchdog
Strange bigotry about red hair in England
We went to enjoy the opera but found it perpetuating racism
Sharing power with people of colour in Australia
Timnit Gebru helped expose how artificial intelligence replicates prejudice. (?)
The ADL Murder Report That Cried 'White Supremacist'
Association of Sociodemographic Characteristics With US Medical Student Attrition
Melanesian clubber tells The Project it's her 'human right' to have traditional face tattoos after staff refused to let her into a bar because of her ink: 'This is our culture'
South Africa: The White Liberals' Burden
How Anti-White Hate Won Open Acceptance among America's Leftist elite
Jews are still not safe, even in NYC
Group identity: Some thoughts for the new year
Why So Much Anti-Jewish Hatred?
Blackwashing: False stories about black prominence
Racism in Australian workplaces
Why we should cut Russia some slack
The history behind Mr. Putin gives a dire warning of what might come
Peace in the Middle East: Has Vladimir Putin shown Obama how to do it?
Vladimir Putin and the limits of Russia's industrial base
Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?
In Russia, men are still allowed to be men
What does Russia want?
Russia: "At least it's patriotic"
Classical Music People are Compelling Denunciations of Russia
Anent prose style and translatability
"This rather odd little German dynasty" That is the extraordinary description that Christopher Hitchens gives to the British Royal family.
The USA: A country for the little guy
The martial spirit in Sweden -- yesterday and today
Names, names, names. Personal names are rather an interest of mine.
Why are webhosts so ill-mannered?
A defender of hopeless causes? William Zantzinger
Is libertarianism an infantile disorder?
They're still lying with statistics
American exceptionalism -- and voting frequency
Google protects crooks
Cars and their buyers
Wonders of the North. A VISITOR'S VIEWS AND IMPRESSIONS (1908 article)
Henry Thomas Schäfer -- an ignored artist (too popular)
"The pirates of Penzance" as satire
A small grumble about place-names
HMS Pinafore and the British class system
A most incorrect opera: Aida at the Met
Magna Carta lit the way
"Aida" at the NY Met: A most incorrect opera
Buchanan misunderstands China
Colors in politics
Dogs and humans as symbionts -- and the inestimable Razib Khan
My Alternative Wikipedia
Arty people tend to be a bit mad
The 1960s and the destruction of British manners
Scotland the brave
More Wikipedia arrogance -- and Anja Katharina Wigger
Population predictions are crap
Johnny Cash and the Democrats
The efficacy of gun laws
China and the East China sea
An independent Scotland within the EU?
Pedophilia -- and the word that controversial free speech advocate Milo Yiannopoulos regrets uttering
Can the acquired characteristics of fathers be passed on to offspring?
How bureaucracy destroys research in U.S. hospitals
Italians: Sheriff Joe and Silvio Berlusconi
Use of Firearms in Terrorist Attacks: Differences Between the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand
Stupid Spanish machismo bad for their future
The neutrality of music
US birth rates fall as deaths from age-related diseases climb according to the CDC's latest quarterly estimates
Betrayed by politicians
Gun Confiscation in Australia: A model for the USA?
Do firearm-control laws make you safer?
Will America have a debt Jubilee?
Retailers may be doing it tough, but you can't blame consumers for shopping online
"Trim Taut & Terrific" -- The Lightburn Zeta
A philosopher makes the case against free speech -- And I push back
Theodore Dalrymple and the underclass
The scientific allergy to the truth -- and the voynich MS
'It's absurd': Childcare is costing parents more than fees for exclusive private schools - with some spending $50,000 a year. It's costing $50,000 a year for full time care, and $30,000 for part time care
Brisbane ban on 'cookie-cutter' townhouses could be enforced by July
Advert sparks outrage after casting call rejects redheads and fat children
The Asian Century Is Over (?)
The dearth of babies and generational change
AG Barr on the invasions of Presidential powers by the other two branches of government
Why Art Matters
Arts funding in decline
Eskimo Pie racist: Company behind controversial ice cream acknowledges ‘derogatory’ name
Big Pharma is RICH
Inside medicine’s culture of racism, bullying and harassment
Is peer review bad for science?
Trinny Woodall grows some breasts
A famous smile: Antonia Staats
Shooting a felon in the back: Can it be justified?
Death by cop in Britain
Japan Could Mix Things Up in the Taiwan Straits
DOJ to Limit Chokeholds, No-Knock Raids
A TikToker has claimed that interracial relationships, particularly between white men and Asian women, are a by-product of American imperialism and the United States' roles in wars
Confirmation that some people are born bad
Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial has given the world a glimpse of her strange, luxe life with Jeffrey Epstein
More vaccinated people are dying than unvaccinated people?
Why is it still considered OK to be ageist?
The END of cash in Australia? Thousands of cash machines are removed across the country as banks go digital
Judicial tyranny overturned: Abortion laws will be decided in State Capitols
Black women could see a 33% increase in pregnancy-related deaths post-Roe. Why?
A disunited Kingdom
My academic publications are frequently cited
Assisted suicide in Canada
Internet dating is big on disappointment
The Finnish example
The Narcissism of the Angry Young Men
Notes about Belarus ("White Russia")
The rise of autism
The allure of surgically enlarged breasts
Forza Berlusconi! Silvio in Sardinia
Balneology: "Taking the waters"
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