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Mind The Gap: Overestimating Income Inequality


I’m thrilled to be breaking my dissertation-imposed “mini-hiatus” this week with a series of guest posts over at the BPS Research Digest, where I’ve been asked to take over guest hosting duties for the week and write a few pieces on some recent awesome Social Psych research. First up — recent research has given us [...]

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Are your 9/11 memories really your own?


I can remember exactly where I was twelve years ago when I learned why the sky was starting to fill with smoke about 30 miles to the west. Though I live in Illinois now, I’m originally from Long Island. In September 2001, I was just beginning the 9th grade at Friends Academy, my new high [...]

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America: Land Of The Partners, Home Of The Selfless.


Today, many Americans will be celebrating July 4th with fireworks and barbecues. But how much thought have you given to the true spirit of Independence Day? As a country, America loves to consider the word “independent” as an adjectival calling card of sorts. Not only is America frequently thought of as a superpower responsible for [...]

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A Photographic Survey of the American Yard


Though it’s tempting to think you must spend thousands of dollars on equipment to take great photographs, Joshua White is helping prove that the best camera is the one you have on you when the inspiration strikes. His series, titled “A Photographic Survey of the American Yard,” is taken entirely with his iPhone and is [...]

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