Reading Time: 16 minutes A world-renowned psychologist talks about the collective trauma we are all suffering as a result of modern political manipulation.
Reading Time: 1 minute More than 40 years after one of the most remarkable psychology experiments in history, its shocking findings remain valid. Give somebody a bit of power and they are going to abuse it. VIDEO
Reading Time: 2 minutes WhoWhatWhy readers have weighed in, and think The Century of Self is “nothing short of magnificent”; a classic documentary series that “every public school and college should use in their curriculum and for discussion.” We thought it was so important that we wanted to make sure you didn’t miss it.
Ever feel surrounded by things you don’t need? There could be a deep-seated psychological reason for it. This series chronicles the rise of advertising and the development of Freudian psychology. Think you own your mind? You may want to think again.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Do your friends call you a conspiracy theorist? Well, you’re in good company. It turns out that even The New York Times appreciates a good conspiracy.
Reading Time: 1 minute Documentary that intimately details the history of propaganda
Reading Time: 1 minute Documentary detailing the history and science behind the techniques of mass control.
Reading Time: 2 minutes An offer of astounding sacrifice by seniors in Japan’s nuclear aftermath. Anger can be a healthy thing, sometimes. And cuts in children’s health care that don’t even make sense fiscally.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How the GOP will penalize children. Why kids who play more are smarter. Money, it turns out, really does not lead to happiness. And another bad idea from the Pentagon.