Psychological Diplomacy (PsyDip) is diplomacy that makes use of psychological tools, including psychological theories, research, and interventions. It is the diplomatic counterpart to Psychological Warfare (PsyWar). Whereas PsyWar uses psychology to reach military objectives, PsyDip uses psychology to reach diplomatic objectives. This blog both invents the term Psychological Diplomacy and actively explores the possibility that psychology can improve international relations.
*Disclaimer: This is an individual, non-governmental blog.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Friday, August 3, 2012
Are Americans still Puritans? Experimental evidence.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
We need a new name for 'transmedia storytelling'. It seems like all the excitement about big transmedia storytelling projects has made it the buzz term du jour. But somehow, in all that excitement, the fundamentals have become obscured. It's important to remember that in 'transmedia storytelling,' that 'transmedia' is an adjective. 'Storytelling' is the noun.
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
“You have no reason to feel superior because you are better fed or better armed. On the contrary, give the Chinese soldier his due in admiration for his plain, common guts.” (p. 40)