Categories links Links for January 2011 Post author By tom Post date January 29, 2011 No Comments on Links for January 2011 Chris Rose’s intemperate critique of the Common Cause report Excellent rebuttal by Martin Kirk of this critique The Cabinet Office’s “Applying Behavioural Insight to Health” discussion paper is actually quite good Adam Curtis Experiments in the laboratory of consumerism 1959-67 BBC Trial of environmental activists collapses after undercover officer changes sides Guardian: ‘Mark Kennedy: A journey from undercover cop to ‘bona fide’ activist’ Essential reading: ‘We have to learn the limits of psychology from politics to popular culture, and new ways we can think and act rather than just as individuals and consumers all the time. ‘ Parapsychology: the control group for science ‘localism is in many ways an indulgent form of self-interest. A self-sufficient community is … independent of the cares or needs of other communities and is unwilling to engage in the wider human enterprise.’ ‘Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy’ John Gray on human rights ‘the idea of rights has seized hold of the utopian imagination’ ‘Why have a private firm run police to spy on a few greens? The Ratcliffe Six case is a warning story of securocrats out of control’ Learning science : Actively recalling information from memory beats elaborate study methods “I’m giving £1m to charity on an ordinary salary” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related ← Tweets for 2011-01-28 → Tweets for 2011-01-29 Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.