Social and moral psychology and social media

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Why do some of us condone gun control and same sex marriage and others do not? Where do our beliefs come from? Does social media contribute to moral beliefs? How might the content of social media influence the spread of the message? A discussion on the study of how people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others on the next Line One, Your Health Connection.

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  • William Brady, a doctoral student in social psychology at NYU. He studies the role of emotion in the social transmission of morality. His dissertation focuses on how moral ideas spread in social networks and. face to face conversations.

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, October 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

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