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"Like all of us, love is a complex beast: only by embracing it in its entirety do we truly understand it, and ourselves. And this means understanding its evolutionary story, the good and the bad." -- Anna Machin…
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#KenyanStartup, #FuelSupplies, #FuelPrices, #CrowdsourcingData, #OpenSourceDatabase, #IkoWhere
The Great Resignation is becoming a “great midlife crisis” - Vox…
#GreatResignation, #MidlifeCrisis, #EarlyRetirement, #GreatReshuffle, #recession, #inflation
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When someone mentions “Peer Pressure” we tend to think of being offered drugs or alcohol as a teen.

But that’s a massive oversimplification of the multiple forms of #PeerPressure, direct & indirect, and how it can affect us as adults, specifically with regards to #SubstanceAbuse
Peer Pressure exists our entire lives, and it isn’t as simple as D.A.R.E. makes it seem.

With Substance Abuse Disorder, peer pressure can be the onset, perpetuate use, or cause a relapse. And it’s typically not someone “making” you; we react to social situations subconsciously.
One way in which peer pressure can contribute is via “Modeling Behavior.”

When we feel left out by not doing the same thing as everyone else, we can “feel” the pressure to partake. For example, a recovering alcoholic may feel the need to drink at a happy hour or a party.
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IF ... and only if ... you were to be arrested, mug shot across the front page of the paper, who's the first person you'd worry about seeing your photo?

Join me tomorrow at 1pm, cst, as we discuss #SocialControl theory

#CRJ105 #MoraineValley
Hi friends, we are going to get started today looking a question that some criminologists say is the MOST challenging question in the entire field, "Why do people obey the law?"

Let's jump in! #CRJ105 #Criminology
So let's start with a THINKING CHALLENGE.

Why do people obey the law?

#CRJ105 #Criminology
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1/5: Normative behavior & peer pressure are definitely powerful means for influencing behavior. But IMO, to...

via @TheAtlantic @econnaturalist

#solar #renewables #behavior #norms #peerpressure #behaviorchange #ClimateAction #Ostrom…
2/5: " more benign social environments w/ simple, targeted taxes & subsidies, calibrated to amplify contagion effects, rather than w/ complex, intrusive regulation," we'll have to look at integrating such measures w/in a multi-level selection evolutionary framework.
3/5: A prominent example of this is's application of Elinor #Ostrom's eight principles of cooperative behavior w/in this evolutionary framework, in a scalable manner. Also take a look at the following:… &…
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