A closer look at America’s pandemic-fueled anger

The anger you’re seeing in the nation and your neighborhood — call it pandemic rage — is not in your imagination, according to a McLean hospital psychologist, who explains where it comes from and how to fight it.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Aug. 14, 2020 ~14 min

Tags: mental-health covid-19 coronavirus pandemic harvard-medical-school health-medicine alvin-powell mclean-hospital david-h-rosmarin anger domestic-violence violence

Reading your partner’s emotions can backfire

Reading your partner's emotions can be good for the relationship, but not when contempt and anger come into play, research finds.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: anger emotions relationships featured society-and-culture social-lives perception

4 science-based strategies to tame angry political debate and encourage tolerance

A psychologist explains how to reestablish civil political conversation in your own life.

Beverly B. Palmer, Professor Emerita of Psychology, California State University, Dominguez Hills • conversation
Feb. 27, 2020 ~7 min

Tags:  social-media  fake-news  twitter  volunteering  anger  political-debate  culture-wars  hate-speech  hate  political-polarization

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