Biases In Psychology Which Affect How People’s Intellectual Contribution Is Valued; Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation Bias

This is the final part of three essays examining how people can be dehumanised through everyday mechanisms of perception.  The first part examined Prejudicial and Biased Reasoning as Illogical and Irrational; and the second part explored Implicit and Explicit Bias. In the third part we will examine Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation Bias.

Biases In Psychology Which Affect How People’s Intellectual Contribution Is Valued; Implicit and Explicit Bias

This is the second part of the paper I have written examining biases In psychology which affect how people’s intellectual contribution is valued.  As an enquiry, the first part examined the central notion that ‘Prejudicial and Biased Reasoning is Illogical and Irrational’. The final part of the series explores Behavioural Reactions to Dissonance and Confirmation […] Read more...

The Differences Arise In Group Psychology

The behaviour of the group is enigmatic and group psychology has long been studied to understand certain behaviours. A group acts in our minds as a corporate person in as much as we imagine what the norm is and normalize behaviour to what this imagined person embodies. This gives rise to worrying outcomes in many […] Read more...

Mad Studies: The Identitarian Problem

This piece of work although situated in the context of Mad Studies as an academic discipline, is part of work which extends beyond the boundaries of Mad Studies in all directions. These notes are partly a way of talking through various fragments and ideas in order to organise and coordinate a larger study which intersects […] Read more...