Tag: psychology

Book Review: Cynical Theories | Is “Wokeness” A Real Thing?

Why is speech now considered violence? Why have people started to introduce themselves with a laundry list of identity labels? Why is my generation faking mental disorders on TikTok for clout? Why are people so eager to cancel one another on Twitter? Why are we seeing insistences that math and science are racist?

Book Review: The Coddling of the American Mind | Right-Wing Outrage or Well-Written Treatise?

In the past few years, it has become relatively common to see large and occasionally violent protests on college campuses when controversial, usually right-wing, speakers are invited.

“Don’t Read the Reviews”: Social Conformity, Hype Trains and How Reviews Might Influence Your Bookish Opinions

This might be sacrilegious for me to say as a book blogger, but we all know book reviews are something of a squishy, subjective business.

Book Review: Quiet by Susan Cain

How do you write a review for a nonfiction book? I’m not exactly sure. There’s no criticizable plot There’s no criticizable plot and I can’t exactly critique the characters, so this review is just going to be an amalgamation of everything I found interesting about this book. Which, in this case, was a LOT of things.