Tag Archives: Social norms

Rules vs instincts

(featured image credit: Gary J. Wood) Economic and social forces condition our behaviour in traffic – and not always for the best “Get out of my way!” If you’re a driver, this phrase has probably crossed your lips (and if not … Continue reading

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Social norms and sexual misconduct

(featured image credit: geralt) If how we behave is motivated and moderated by what is socially desirable and acceptable, how can this be squared with the unending stream of allegations of inappropriate behaviour? Social norms influence how we make choices. … Continue reading

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