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Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. (2019)
Journal Article
SMITH, D.S. 2019. Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory. Journal of social and political psychology [online], 7(2), pages 863-889. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5964/jspp.v7i2.1032

Decision making is not always a reasoned process. It is often subject to reflexive heuristics. The Moral Foundations Theory is a popular theoretical framework that characterises political decisions by adherence to an evolutionary criterion. Based on... Read More about Shaping the modern world with a stone-age brain: the Brexit referendum and the moral foundations theory..

Use of ‘gay dating apps’ and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. (2019)
Journal Article
ZERVOULIS, K., SMITH, D.S., REED, R. and DINOS, S. 2020. Use of 'gay dating apps' and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men. Psychology and sexuality [online], 11(1-2): special issue containing papers from 2018 Preaching to the choir (PREACH 2018): an international Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) psychology pre-conference to the 29th International congress of applied psychology (ICAT 2018), 24-25 June 2018, Montréal, Canada, pages 88-102. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2019.1684354

There is growing literature and empirical work that is investigating if and how mobile phone and tablet dating apps are influencing the lives of their users. An online questionnaire-based study was developed to investigate how men who have sex with m... Read More about Use of ‘gay dating apps’ and its relationship with individual well-being and sense of community in men who have sex with men..


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