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Stories by S. Alexander Haslam

Creativity Is Collective

Personal experiences and character traits alone may not be enough to produce a prodigy. It takes a village

January 1, 2015 — S. Alexander Haslam, Inmaculada Adarves-Yorno and Tom Postmes

Group Dynamics Lend a Leader Charisma

Heads of state, chief executives and other leaders are not born with the power to inspire. They manufacture this magic dust in partnership with their followers

July 17, 2012 — S. Alexander Haslam and Stephen D. Reicher

Culture of Shock

Fifty years after Stanley Milgram conducted his series of stunning experiments, psychologists are revisiting his findings on the nature of obedience

November 1, 2011 — Stephen Reicher and S. Alexander Haslam
Groups as Therapy?—Socializing and Mental Health

Groups as Therapy?—Socializing and Mental Health

Membership in lots of groups—at home, work, the gym—makes us healthier and more resilient. Here's how—and why

September 9, 2009 — Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam and Nyla R. Branscombe

How Stereotyping Yourself Contributes to Your Success (or Failure)

People's performance on intellectual and athletic tasks is shaped by awareness of stereotypes about the groups to which they belong. New research explains why—and how we can break free from the expectations of others

April 1, 2008 — S. Alexander Haslam, Jessica Salvatore, Thomas Kessler and Stephen D. Reicher

The New Psychology of Leadership

Recent research in psychology points to secrets of effective leadership that radically challenge conventional wisdom

August 1, 2007 — Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow and S. Alexander Haslam

The New Psychology of Leadership

Recent research in psychology points to secrets of effective leadership that radically challenge conventional wisdom

July 31, 2007 — Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow and S. Alexander Haslam

I Think, Therefore I Err?

Research explores when we can make a vital decision quickly and when we need to proceed more deliberately

April 4, 2007 — S. Alexander Haslam