Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: psychology and society

“Attacks on Hoffman Report From Military Psychologists Obfuscate Detainee Abuse”

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Steven Reisner and Stephen Soldz, writing for Counter Punch, take on those who have criticized the Hoffman Report, which found that the APA had actively colluded in the US Torture program. “They have not credibly refuted these core findings of Hoffman’s seven-month investigation, nor have they even attempted to do so.”

“Maybe Companies Should Chill on Employee-Happiness Programs”

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Will Davies, author of The Happiness Industry, does a Q&A on the ways companies are misusing psychological research on happiness. “I think that one thing that often gets lost in lots of the discussions of happiness (especially in the business world) is the possibility that happy work may mean less work.”