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Niemi, L. & Young, L. (6/24/2016). Who blames the victim? The New York Times, available at: http://nyti.ms/28TwapH


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Niemi, L., Chakroff, A., & Young, L. (4/2017). Talking in Euphemisms Can Chip Away at Your Sense of Morality. New York Magazine, available at: http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2017/04/indirect-speech-talking-in-euphemisms.html


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Payne, K., Niemi, L. & Doris, J. (3/37/2018). How to Think about “Implicit Bias”. Scientific American, available at: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-to-think-about-implicit-bias


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Blog at PsychologyToday.com: “Morality in Language”. Access online at: www.psychologytoday.com/blog/morality-in-language



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Asoulin, R. (4/19/2018). #MeToo’s next challenge: domestic gun violence. The Christian Science Monitor. https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2018/0419/MeToo-s-next-challenge-domestic-gun-violence


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Szalavitz, M. (2/27/2018). Why we’re psychologically hard-wired to blame the victim. The Guardian, available at: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/27/victim-blaming-science-behind-psychology-research



10/10/17 “Donna Karan’s ‘horrible’ Harvey Weinstein defense harms humankind, according to expertsYahoo News 


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10/11/16 “Five Oxford interview questions and five answersThe Guardian


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10/5/16 “The psychology of victim-blamingThe Atlantic


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7/12/16 “Why society blames victims, according to scienceThe Huffington Post


7/11/16 “How Language Helps Erase the Tragedy of Millions of Road Deaths” Nautilus

12/12/12 “Depressed teens more likely to make art, study says” Chicago Tribune

2/1/13 “Arts participation linked to higher rates of teen depression” New England Psychologist

6/14 “The latest research on creativity and the arts” APA Monitor on Psychology