Tag: behavioral science

Human rights in a global pandemic

Event announcement:– Next week I will be speaking at a virtual seminar organised by the Irish Council for Civil Liberties to mark World Human Rights Day, December 10 (from midday, Dublin time). I’ll be part of a panel discussing the challenges of balancing emergency public-health guidelines with human rights. How […]

The Psychology of Christmas

There is one. A Psychology of Christmas, that is. Here I am over at TheJournal.ie going on about it, as usual: In the 1930s, US President Calvin Coolidge made the following observation on the annual yuletide festivities: “Christmas is not a time nor a season,” he said, “but a state […]