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Local students present psychology research

May 14, 2013

PELLA — Local students presented the results of semester-long research projects on Tuesday, April 30, during the 39th annual Psychology Research Symposium on campus.

Ariel Fugate of Wellman presented "Empathy and Religiosity as Predictors for Political Ideology."

Sean Prihoda of Washington presented "You're the 'Nicest' Person I Know: The Relationship between Personality and Sarcasm Types."

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Posted by: Glen Peiffer | May 19, 2013 20:59

"Good and evil grow up together and are bound in an equilibrium that cannot be sundered. The most we can do is try to tilt the equilibrium toward the good."

"It has often been said that power corrupts. But it is perhaps equally important to realize that weakness, too, corrupts. Power corrupts the few, while weakness corrupts the many. Hatred, malice, rudeness, intolerance, and suspicion are the faults of weakness. It is not love of self but hatred of self which is at the root of the troubles that afflict our world."

Eric Hoffer, The Passionate State Of Mind



Posted by: Glen Peiffer | May 15, 2013 20:28

Interracial Marriage in the US

Today's Talk of Iowa explores interracial marriage and multiracial families in present day and throughout history. University of Iowa law professor and author Angela Onwuachi-Willig discusses her new book on interracial marriage and multiracial families, "According to Our Hearts: Rhinelander v. Rhinelander and the Law of the Multiracial Family." Also, Des Moines couple Frank and Sheena Thomas discuss their life as an interracial couple who has been together since 1968. (AUDIO)



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