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Stories by Stephen D. Reicher

Fueling Terror: How Extremists Are Made

Fueling Terror: How Extremists Are Made

The psychology of group dynamics goes a long way toward explaining what drives ordinary people toward radicalism

April 21, 2016 — Stephen D. Reicher and S. Alexander Haslam

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 1, 2012 — S. Alexander Haslam and Stephen D. Reicher
Crowd Control: How We Avoid Mass Panic

Crowd Control: How We Avoid Mass Panic

In emergencies, people don't panic. In fact, they show a remarkable ability to organize themselves and support one another

November 1, 2010 — John Drury and Stephen D. Reicher
How Stereotyping Yourself Contributes to Your Success (or Failure)

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 3, 2008 — S. Alexander Haslam, Jessica Salvatore, Thomas Kessler and Stephen D. Reicher
The New Psychology of Leadership

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
Stories by Stephen D. Reicher

Think Outside the Gift Box