The power of us: How fostering a shared identity can lead to unity

The power of us: How fostering a shared identity can lead to unity

A country, a region, a sports team, a political party, our links with certain groups constantly shape our identities. And our feelings of connection with such “ingroups” profoundly influence our beliefs, values ​​and behaviors, social psychologist Jay Van Bavel, PhD, told listeners of Learn Serve Lead 2022: The AAMC Annual Meeting in Nashville. November 12. … Read more

Big Tech purge may be good for US and the world

Big Tech purge may be good for US and the world

Today’s business headlines point to a harsh reality for Big Tech: Twitter uproar; collapse at Meta; Alphabet atrophy; adjustments at Amazon. Layoffs, falling inventories and falling valuations are the hallmarks of the moment. The Big Tech malaise is unfolding before our eyes. While the tech slowdown hasn’t been unexpected, it’s not entirely unwelcome. Some might … Read more