Wednesday , August 23 2017

“I Had to Run Away”

We need to understand that those charged with "moral crimes" are usually the product of trauma, dysfunctional family atmosphere, and extreme social pressuers. Here's a reflection on Human Rights Watch's latest report "I Had to Run Away"

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Why Are People Different?

Why are people different from one another? Professor Paul Bloom addresses this question by reviewing the latest theories and research in psychology on two traits in particular: personality and intelligence

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A Person in the World of People: Morality

Professor Bloom provides an introduction to psychological theories of morality. Central questions are discussed, such as which emotions are "moral" and why did these moral feelings evolve? What factors guide our moral judgments? And what factors predict when good people will do bad things?

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