Scientists are concerned that politics will trump evidence in the new administration. A researcher of political psychology explains why these worries matter far beyond questions of science.

Scientists are concerned that politics will trump evidence in the new administration. A researcher of political psychology explains why these worries matter far beyond questions of science.

The roots of political psychology can be traced back to the 1940s when psychoanalytic research into personality and politics became fashionable. In more recent times, however, political psychologists have tended to embrace the scientific method as a way of understanding and predicting political behavior.

The roots of political psychology can be traced back to the 1940s when psychoanalytic research into personality and politics became fashionable. In more recent times, however, political psychologists have tended to embrace the scientific method as a way of understanding and predicting political behavior.

The Big Five Personality Traits-   The closest thing to consensus among academics who study personality psychology is the Big Five Personality Traits. They were originally discovered by an analysis of which personality-based adjectives tend to cluster together. The model correlates with Raymond Cattell's 5 global factors (based on the 16PF) and to a lesser extent with Hans Eysenck's PEN model (in which there is only a "big three") There is also a rough correlation with the Myers-Briggs Type…

The Big Five Personality Traits- The closest thing to consensus among academics who study personality psychology is the Big Five Personality Traits. They were originally discovered by an analysis of which personality-based adjectives tend to cluster together. The model correlates with Raymond Cattell's 5 global factors (based on the 16PF) and to a lesser extent with Hans Eysenck's PEN model (in which there is only a "big three") There is also a rough correlation with the Myers-Briggs Type…

“ Relevant for everything, from politics, psychology, religion, the economy, literally EVERYTHING. ”

“ Relevant for everything, from politics, psychology, religion, the economy, literally EVERYTHING. ”

Remember, when someone says something like this to you; what they're really saying is "Agree with me or you're evil".

Remember, when someone says something like this to you; what they're really saying is "Agree with me or you're evil".

Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics - Universiteit van Amsterdam

Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics - Universiteit van Amsterdam

Our faculty areas of expertise are broad and center on basic research on close relationships, intergroup relations, and social cognitive neuroscience. In addition, faculty interests include political psychology, positive psychology, sport psychology, stress and coping, and issues pertaining to culture, ethnicity, gender, and evolutionary psychology.

Our faculty areas of expertise are broad and center on basic research on close relationships, intergroup relations, and social cognitive neuroscience. In addition, faculty interests include political psychology, positive psychology, sport psychology, stress and coping, and issues pertaining to culture, ethnicity, gender, and evolutionary psychology.

Key Texts in Political Psychology and International Relations Theory: Key Texts in Political Psychology and Inter...

Key Texts in Political Psychology and International Relations Theory: Key Texts in Political Psychology and Inter... (Hardcover)

Key Texts in Political Psychology and International Relations Theory: Key Texts in Political Psychology and Inter...

Click on image or see following link for information and resources on political psychology.    http://www.all-about-psychology.com/political-psychology.html

Click on image or see following link for information and resources on political psychology. http://www.all-about-psychology.com/political-psychology.html

August 10th, 1910. Angus Campbell was born. Renowned for his pioneering research into ideological voting behavior and intentions, Campbell co-authored the classic book "The American Voter" published in 1960; a seminal text which had a profound influence within the field of political science. #psychology #PoliticalScience

August 10th, 1910. Angus Campbell was born. Renowned for his pioneering research into ideological voting behavior and intentions, Campbell co-authored the classic book "The American Voter" published in 1960; a seminal text which had a profound influence within the field of political science. #psychology #PoliticalScience

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