“How we behave is actually much more influenced by what other people think than by our own personal ideas,” Paluck said.
A simple reassurance from you can help a lot.
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Hannah Arendt and Stanley Milgram provided insight into the perils of groupthink that, tragically, are all too relevant in Donald Trump’s America.
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The Allies mounted a major WWII effort to plumb the minds of Hitler and his henchmen. They enlisted Jewish psychologists to play a primary role.
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