Implicit Theories of Personality and Reactions to Political Scandal — January 30, 1998
This article describes several psychological constructs that may be useful in understanding reactions to political scandal.
Profiling to Screen Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants: The Best and the Worst of Applied Social Science? — January 30, 1998
This article identifies some significant Issues for the applications of profiling and highlights the example of screening non-immigrant visa applicants. Some of these Issues may be related to conscious and unconscious biases, including those towards race, ethnicity, and culture.
Why Bombing Iraq as Punishment is Contraindicated — January 30, 1998
This article describes psychological contraindications for bombing Iraq in response to continually impeding the work of the United Nations (U.N.) Special Commission (UNSCOM).
Trends. Clinton's Saddam Hussein Problem — January 30, 1998
The author discusses the similarities between the problems of the United States (US) President and the current Iraqi leader.
Trends. The Tale of the Tape: The Consequences of Public Self-Consciousness for Political Life — January 30, 1998
The author discusses the influence of technology on political behavior involving the increasing sophistication of monitoring devices.