Psychology

Stereotyping: A Preacher, The Gospel, and That Wedding.

Disclaimer: I didn’t actu­al­ly watch the wed­ding, and this post isn’t on the wed­ding per-se. But I have seen the pletho­ra of respons­es to the ser­mon from the wed­ding, and this post is in rela­tion to those. It is also psych heavy—although much is Cog.Psych 101—so if you were here for…

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I’ve been mean­ing to write about this since March, when the orig­i­nal Coopers ‘Keeping it Light’ ad aired, but haven’t got around to it until now. However, I think that the take home points from that ad are just as rel­e­vant now—and per­haps even more rel­e­vant with the postal sur­vey…

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During this cur­rent ‘not-plebicite’ sea­son I have been asked sev­er­al times on var­i­ous social media plat­forms as to what my posi­tion on var­i­ous aspects of the debate are. But, apart from one more sleep deprived enquiry about jurispru­dence, I have decid­ed that I won’t be post­ing on the top­ic. More…

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I have been doing some mus­ing recent­ly on how com­pi­la­tions of oral tra­di­tions com­mu­ni­cate time in link­ing a sto­ry togeth­er. For exam­ple if a series of sto­ries about a per­son are com­mu­ni­cat­ed, does it nec­es­sar­i­ly mat­ter the order that they are com­mu­ni­cat­ed in, and does the sig­nif­i­cance of that order change between…

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Book Review: Understanding Gender Dysphoria — Mark Yarhouse

Understanding Gender Dysphoria Mark Yarhouse; 2015. | IVP Academic | 191 pages 978–0–8308–2859–3 Gender dys­pho­ria (GD) and trans­gen­der issues are cur­rent­ly a hot top­ic in the media and every­day dis­course, thanks in no small part to the top­ic being thrust into the lime­light by celebri­ty events. However, the cur­rent media…

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