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Opinion: what psychology says about how you should respond to racist behaviour

August 6th, 2015

Dr Emma Thomas

In a piece for The Conversation, Murdoch academics Dr Emma Thomas and Associate Professor Anne Pedersen discuss the line between racism and benign on-field antics in relation to the booing of Adam Goodes.

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Social interaction key to extremism

November 27th, 2013

Murdoch University-led research has found that social interaction is a key mechanism in individuals radicalising into extremists.

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Social media aided but didn’t cause Arab Spring

January 14th, 2013

Murdoch University-led research has concluded that social media accelerated but did not cause the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.

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