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Panic at the Disco

The adolescent need for acceptance and belonging has kept social psychologists and anthropologists busy for decades, and rightly so; the memories associated with anxiety, fear and panic around teenage group inclusion/exclusion live on long after the teen years are gone. ┬áIn a book called Peer groups: expanding our study of small group communication, SunWolf (no […]

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Knowing Your Place

What Lies Beneath

Earlier this year a study was carried out on women and their first impressions of other women. It turns out that the first thing women notice about other women is how fat they are (closely followed by how much make up, dress sense, hair style … the usual suspects). The report was carried out by […]