This book is a splendid example of how psychologists can make valuable contributions to society. The author writes about work done on a phenomenon called stereotype threat, the tendency to expect, perceive, and be influenced by negative stereotypes about one’s social category, such as one’s age, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, profession, nationality, political affiliation, mental health status, and so on.
Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, two English epidemiologists, have written a provocative book on how high levels of inequality in societies are harmful for everyone within them.
Coert Visser is a solution-focused trainer, coach, psychologist, and author. On his blog, Solution-Focused Change, he posts on a daily basis on a variety of topics related to solution-focused practice,…