We found 9 episodes of Two Psychologists Four Beers with the tag “politics”.
Episode 105: Patchwork Politics
May 17th, 2023 | 58 mins 42 secs
alliances, politics, propaganda, rich movie stars, rooibos
Alexa and Yoel discuss a recent article that rejects the idea that political beliefs stem from people’s core values. Instead, the authors argue that these beliefs arise primarily from attempts to forge and maintain affiliations.
Episode 70: Older
August 11th, 2021 | 1 hr 4 mins
aging, politics, research methods, self-care, writing
Alexa and Yoel tackle the most dreaded subject: getting older. Have they become better researchers and people over the years? Are they happier and more connected? Or are they just more forgetful and less good at stats?
Episode 65: Our Social Media Prisms
May 26th, 2021 | 1 hr 28 mins
french, polarization, politics, social media
Mickey, Alexa, and Yoel break down "Breaking the Social Media Prism," a new book arguing that social media reinforces our pre-existing political beliefs and polarizes us against the other side.
Episode 62: Actually Against Academia (with Lee Jussim)
February 24th, 2021 | 1 hr 20 mins
academia, open science, politics, retractions
Lee Jussim joins the show to talk academic problems, including ideological bias, politically-motivated retractions, and more. Plus: is Lee bad at Twitter?
Episode 42: The Plague (with Joshua Tybur)
April 1st, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
controversy, covid-19, disgust, evolutionary psychology, measurement, pathogen avoidance, politics
Joshua Tybur joins the show to discuss COVID-19, pathogen avoidance, disgust, measurement, evolutionary psychology, and baldness.
Episode 25: Truth and Political Bias in Psychology (with John Jost)
July 3rd, 2019 | 1 hr 26 mins
activism, conservatism, liberal bias, politics, trump
Yoel and Mickey welcome social and political psychologist John Jost from New York University to the podcast. In a conversation centered on politics, John talks about the psychological underpinning of conservativism and why he’s not worried about the lack of conservatives in academia.
Episode 17: Why Trump Won
January 2nd, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
election, patreon, politics, trump
Yoel and Mickey discuss Identity Crisis, a new book about the 2016 US presidential election. Plus: Patreon bans provocative internet personality; should free-speech advocates worry?
Episode 10: Conservative Social Psychologist Wanted (with Clay Routledge)
September 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
academia, intellectual diversity, meaning, politics, psychology, religion
Yoel and Mickey welcome psychologist Clay Routledge to the show. Clay discusses what it's like to be a non-liberal in social psychology, his experiences growing up in Côte d’Ivoire and Missouri, and his book "Supernatural: Death, Meaning, and the Power of the Invisible World."
Episode 7: When Does the Left Go Too Far?
August 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
activism, german beer, identity politics, microaggressions, negativity bias, politics, social justice, subjectivity, the left
Yoel and Mickey ask how to know when the political Left has gone too far. Assuming the Left can indeed go too far--turning off even other progressives who feel abandoned by their natural political home--Yoel and Mickey riff on ways this might manifest.