Jaimie Krems: Female Friendships, Stereotypes, and Religion and Monogamy

The Dissenter | 16 September 2021 | 1h 02m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Jaimie Krems discussing female friendships, stereotypes and prejudice, and religion and monogamy. Covers the evolution of female sociality; how females establish friendships among themselves; aggression in friendships; social factors that influence levels of aggression, like economic inequality and sex ratios; the evolutionary bases of stereotypes and prejudice, with a focus on the stereotypes people hold about women who have casual sex; the relationship between preferred mating strategies and religiosity; and anti-atheist prejudice.

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Lee Ross: Fundamental Attribution Error, Naïve Realism, and Politics

The Dissenter | 17 July 2019 | 0h 41m | Listen Later
Lee Ross has died at 78 (NY Times obituary). This 2019 interview discusses his work on fundamental attribution errors; the just world phenomenon; cultural differences in how people apply the fundamental attribution error; naïve realism, the false consensus effect, and objectivity in the eye of the beholder; reactive devaluation in the case of trying to solve a problem between opposing human groups or political parties; and possible ways to get around these human cognitive inclinations.

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Roy Baumeister Interview

Trend Following with Michael Covel | 4 May 2018 | 1h 20m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Roy Baumeister about his work on the self, social rejection, belongingness, sexuality, sex differences, self-control, self-esteem, self-defeating behaviours, motivation, aggression, consciousness, and free will.

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