Nov 27, 2018
This episode features:
-Can political symbols change political beliefs?
-What makes pseudoscience appealing
-How to evaluate futurism
-How do chronically accessible concepts change our perception
-How to think about the complexity of theories
-Priming: fact or fiction?
-Can barely-noticeable changes in the environment have big effects on behavior?
Carter, T. J., Ferguson, M. J., & Hassin, R. R. (2011). A single exposure to the American flag shifts support toward Republicanism up to 8 months later. Psychological science, 22(8), 1011-1018.
Klein, R. A., Ratliff, K. A., Vianello, M., Adams Jr, R. B., Bahník, Š., Bernstein, M. J., ... & Cemalcilar, Z. (2014). Investigating variation in replicability. Social psychology.
Pinker, S. (1997). How the mind works. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Co.
Sperber, R. D., McCauley, C., Ragain, R. D., & Weil, C. M. (1979). Semantic priming effects on picture and word processing. Memory & Cognition, 7(5), 339-345.
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Wrangham, R. (2009). Catching fire: How cooking made us human. Basic Books.
I will not be releasing episodes in December. The next episode will come out in January.