What do slogans at demonstrations tell us?

We see them on banners, hand-held signs, walls, clothing, bodies and faces: words are central to social protest. Every slogan—collective or individual, printed or handwritten, demand or rallying cry—conveys a political ...

Civic engagement does not improve well-being

Whether somebody engages civically or not, does not substantially influence their well-being. This is the central finding from two recent studies from Germany and the UK, conducted by researchers from the Universities of ...

How political nostalgia predicts political outcomes

Nostalgia, defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, has become a growing focus of research in personality and social psychology. Though it may seem counterintuitive, nostalgia has been proven to ...

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