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  • [Article] The New Global Bull Market in Socialism

    [Article] The New Global Bull Market in Socialism

    Extremes in negative social mood portend a rise in socialist literature and a desire for the power over people.

  • [Article] Einstein and Social Behavior

    [Article] Einstein and Social Behavior

    Pete Kendall explores the socionomic forces that shaped the life and career of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century.   Einstein and the Study of “Psycho-Pathology” If there really is such a thing as social mood that guides collective human experience, how come they don’t teach it […]

  • [Article] A Socionomic Take On James Bond

    [Article] A Socionomic Take On James Bond

    In bear markets the sexual stereotypes that these icons represent fall from favor as society embraces a greater variety of gender roles and identities. The history of the longest-running film franchise to feature a traditionally male character bears this out.

  • [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] Aircraft Accidents

    [Article] Aircraft Accidents

    We postulated that a negative social mood—held by passengers, crew, maintenance workers and pilots alike—would tend to increase the chances for aircraft accidents and that a positive social mood would decrease them. Indeed that is the case.

  • [Article] Natural Sweeteners (Sugars and Syrups)

    [Article] Natural Sweeteners (Sugars and Syrups)

    Commentators perennially ask us, “Could the positive social mood that produced the financial mania since the late 1990s be a product of the popularity of mood-elevating pharmaceutical drugs such as Prozac?” Those familiar with the socionomic hypothesis (that social mood motivates social action) can probably predict our response.

  • [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] Social Mood Shapes Aggregate Opinion Regardless of Data

    [Article] Social Mood Shapes Aggregate Opinion Regardless of Data

    One way to identify the effects of inflation and deflation is to observe significant changes in the money supply and in producer and consumer prices. One would think that as such measures rise, experts would be concerned about increasing inflation, and as those measures fall, they might begin to fear deflation. Is that what actually happens?