JAY VAN BAVEL & DOMINIC PACKER

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Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation, and Promote Social Harmony

A revolutionary new understanding of identity, showing how our group affiliations have a powerful influence on our feelings, beliefs, and behavior, that can inspire both personal change and social movements.

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About Us 

Jay and Dominic received their PhDs from the University of Toronto, where they bonded in a shared sub-basement office. This is their first book.

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JAY VAN BAVEL is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at New York University. From neurons to social networks, Jay’s research investigates the psychology and neuroscience of implicit bias, group identity, team performance, decision-making, and public health. He lives in New York City with his family and pet hamster, Sunny, and once taught a class while trapped in an elevator with his son and daughter.

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DOMINIC PACKER is a Professor of Psychology at Lehigh University. Dominic’s research investigates how people’s identities affect conformity and dissent, racism and ageism, solidarity, health, and leadership. He lives in eastern Pennsylvania with his family and dog, Biscuit.

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Our research has been exploring how people use polarizing language online. Take part in our very short study to help us learn more and you will get feedback to see how much polarizing language you use on Twitter.

 

Upcoming events

June 12-14th
Center for the Science of Moral Understanding Annual Conference
Durham, NC

June 17-19th
Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention
Calgary, AB

June 26th
Aspen Ideas Festival
Aspen, CO

 

Available in 9 Countries

United States

South Korea

UAE

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WHERE THE POWER OF US IS SOLD

INTERNATIONAL TALKS

We would love to have The Power of Us translated in many more countries around the world. If you know a publisher who is interested in a translation, please have them email Laura Mamelok at Laura.Mamelok@hbgusa.com.

 

Teaching

Thank you for your interest in teaching The Power of Us! If you choose to use the book in your class, we will provide slides and exam questions, and will soon be able to provide a series of short videos to explain and elaborate key stories, studies, and ideas throughout the book. 

For classes of over 50 students, one of us will be available to visit your class virtually for a Q&A in the fall 2022 semester.

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