Social Mood Conference | Socionomics Foundation


  • [Article] A Socionomic Study of Epidemic Disease

    [Article] A Socionomic Study of Epidemic Disease

    Alan Hall’s two-part in-depth study, “A Socionomic Study of Epidemic Disease,” shows how negative social mood establishes conditions precipitating outbreaks of epidemic diseases. Part 1 explores a 600-year history of diseases in bear markets and how society becomes vulnerable. Part 2 focuses on the psychological and physiological mechanisms by which negative social mood compromises human immunity, charts illustrating the timing and similarity of epidemics to financial manias and more potential threats on the horizon.

  • [Audio] 10 Minutes with Robert Prechter

    [Audio] 10 Minutes with Robert Prechter

    Peabody Award-winning journalist Don Shelby interviews Robert Prechter about the herding impulse, social mood, the financial bailout and the media. Click the play button to listen to this interview originally broadcast on WCCO radio. Running Time: 10 min 21 sec

  • [Audio] You Owe The Government $516,000

    [Audio] You Owe The Government $516,000

    That’s right. You owe the government $516,000 plus another $112,000 to your own creditors. That’s a lot of debt to pay off. How did we get here and where are we going? Socionomics offers some insights and answers.

  • [Article] Women in Politics

    [Article] Women in Politics

    Feminism gains power during corrections.

  • [Article] Euthanasia

    [Article] Euthanasia

    The debate over euthanasia in the past several decades suggests that negative mood may also raise the public’s tolerance of mercy killing.

  • [Article] Nuclear Tests

    [Article] Nuclear Tests

    For years we have maintained that the detonation of nuclear bombs, while it may stir transient emotions, has no effect on the social mood; rather, social mood determines the penchant for exploding nuclear devices.

  • [Article] Socionomics and the Sudden Wave of Violence

    [Article] Socionomics and the Sudden Wave of Violence

    The U.S. market has proved to be a reliable forecaster of coming periods of global peace or conflict. Specifically, major declines in the U.S. stock market have forewarned of major international conflicts.

  • [Article] Israel and Hezbollah

    [Article] Israel and Hezbollah

    In truth, wars in the Middle East DO NOT move the stock market. Every single day includes “good” and “bad” news of some sort, and it’s easy to retrofit that news to an up or down close in the Dow.

  • [Article] Cultural Trends: Manifestations of a Bear Market Mood in Europe

    [Article] Cultural Trends: Manifestations of a Bear Market Mood in Europe

    With the progress of the bear market in Europe, xenophobia and exclusionism are becoming more pronounced.

  • [Article] Saddam Hussein’s Capture

    [Article] Saddam Hussein’s Capture

    So in the face of abundant evidence to the contrary, why does the media (and much of Wall Street) still embrace the myth that news moves markets?