Kantor, C. / Published 2018 / Presentation
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|Click here for the presentation slides.||Presenter||Charles Kantor, Ph.D.|
|Date||October 12, 2018|
|Abstract:||The concept of ‘tribalism’ tends to be associated with racist thinking of years past and its use not only tends to be pejorative in this way, but also degrades those painted as acting tribally using the very same methods it purports to deride. Political pundits have supported their use of the term with a body of cognitive research called Motivated Cognition and a subset of this research called the Politically Motivated Research Paradigm. This presentation will critique this research and then utilize Descriptive Psychology concepts of world, behavior potential, community, and Actor-Observer-Critic to give an alternative explanation of such findings.|
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