Social Sciences and Psychology - Politics

Politics - May 30

Study: False assumptions about election malfeasance could create a "death spiral" for democracy - but also provide some hope for bipartisan repair. In October 2020, two rival candidates for office in Utah made an unusual television ad together. Incumbent Republican Gov. Spencer Cox and his Democratic challenger, Chris Peterson, appeared in the same spot to note they were both "dedicated to the American values of liberty, democracy, and justice for all people," as Cox said, and that "our common values transcend our political differences," as Peterson put it.

Politics - May 26

Strategic decisions and debates about Australian values are shaped in the Anglosphere, a new research paper reveals. A Monash University paper published in the British Journal of Politics and International Relations identifies how major strategic decisions and debates about national values have been shaped by Australia's role in the 'Anglosphere'.

Politics - May 11

Health + Behavior Social environment through early adulthood plays a big role in how people learn to evaluate information and make decisions about what is true Researchers studied the way different generations in Romania determined the truth of information following the country's transition from authoritarianism to democracy.

Politics - May 2

Anti-corruption can start with education about stereotypes, an international study shows. For transnational bribery, the decision to offer bribes strongly depends on the national background of one's partner.

Politics - Apr 25

Public safety alerts have saved countless lives in Ukraine-but lose effectiveness over time, according to new joint study. As many as 45% of casualties were prevented in the first few months of the war in Ukraine through heightened public responsiveness and the Ukrainian government's communications strategy, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Michigan, the University of Chicago and Ipsos.

Politics - Apr 19

There is reasonably broad support among Dutch voters for a basic income, according to new research by sociologists at Tilburg University. However, this must be subject to conditions. Most proponents favor a "participation income," available to everyone on the condition that a social task is performed, like volunteer work, informal care or an education. This participation income should then be higher than the current subsistence minimum. These desires are at odds with the current political proposals for an unconditional but basically low basic income.

Politics - May 24

Psychologists surveyed over 4,000 people to test social ability to analyse what factors determine how well you understand and get on with others.

Politics - May 4

New research led by experts from The University of Manchester , the University of St Andrews, the University of Essex and the University of Nottingham suggests that people from ethnic and religious minority groups are more likely to be interested in politics than White British people.

Politics - Apr 25

In Sweden, immigrants are allowed to participate in regional elections even if they don't have a Swedish passport. Researchers at the University of Basel recently investigated whether this affects naturalization numbers. Their findings could also be of interest for Switzerland.

Politics - Apr 20

Closed lists in political elections make people take greater account of ideology and the party brand when voting, while in electoral systems with open lists, people vote in a more personal and less ideological way.

Politics - Apr 14

Those educated at private schools are twice as likely to be consistent Conservative voters in adulthood as those who had a state education, according to a new study involving UCL researchers.

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