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Situationist Staff Favorites for 2007

Posted by The Situationist Staff on December 17, 2007

Marc Scheff ImageSince January, several hundred posts have been published on The Situationist. As 2007 draws to a close, the Situationist Staff thought it was a good time to identify 40 of our favorites over that time period. Narrowing it down to that still-signficant number was harder than it sounds.

We have listed and linked to them below in approximate order of their publication (with authors other than Jon Hanson, Michael McCann, and Situationist Staff listed).

Because our readership has been increasing sharply over this year, we suspect that most of our readers today missed most of the earlier posts. We encourage those readers to explore what they might have missed.

Next week, we hope to poll our readers for a “readers’ choice” award.

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Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Situationism

Think you’ve got magical powers? (by Emily Pronin)

Black History is Now

Situational Sources of Evil – Part I, Part II, & Part III (by Phil Zimbardo)

Promoting Dispositionism through Entertainment – Part I, Part II, & Part III

Why Do Lawyers Acquiesce In Their Clients’ Misconduct? – Part I & Part II (by Sung Hui Kim)

From Heavens to Hells to Heroes – Part I & Part II (by Phil Zimbardo)

March Madness

Race Attributions and Georgetown University Basketball

The Moral Obligation to be Intelligent – Part I & Part II (by Mahzarin Banaji)

Too Many To Care (by Paul Slovic)

Hoyas, Hos, & Gangstas

Hoyas Hos Gangstas

Busker or Virtuoso? Depends on the Situation

Unrecognized Injustice — The Situation of Rape

Red Sox Magic

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Blake, Jordin, and the Situation of American Idol (by Goutam Jois)

Some (Interior) Situational Sources War – Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII

Negative Press: Is ESPN Killing the National Hockey League by Influencing Public Attitudes? (by Jason Chung)

Al Gore – The Situationist

David Vitter: The Disposition Is Weaker than the Situation

Person X Situation X System Dynamics (by Phil Zimbardo)

Rent this Space (by Adam Benforado)

“Situation” Trumps “Disposition” – Part I & Part II

Jena 6 – Part I & Part II

Ideology is Back! (by John Jost)

Can’t Get No Satisfaction!: The Law Student’s Job Hunt – Part I, Part II, & Part III (with Goutam Jois)

Devil Junk Food

Common Cause: Combating the Epidemics of Obesity and Evil

(by Phil Zimbardo)

Attributing Blame — from the Baseball Diamond to the War on Terror

Nuclear Power Makes Individualists See Green (by Dan Kahan)

Deep Capture – Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV (with David Yosifon)

The Situation of “Winners” and “Losers”

Situationist Theories of Hate – Part I, Part II, Part III, & Part IV

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I’m Objective, You’re Biased (by Emily Pronin)

Of Senators and Sympathies (by Goutam Jois)

Hey Dove! Talk to YOUR parent!

Judging One by the Actions of Another (by Brian Nosek & Kate Ranganath)

Another Century of Genocide? (by Paul Slovic)

The (Unconscious) Situation of our Consciousness – Part I, Part II, Part III, & Part IV

Thanksgiving as “System Justification”?

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