Interacting with the World

Justice, fairness, and equality

The gap between wealth and poverty is increasing across the globe

What are some of the psychological explanations for greed and inequality?

  • Why do wealthy people think others are wealthier than them, and why does it matter?
  • What are the effects of a victim's age on perceptions of injustice and judgements of punishment?
  • How do perceptions of - and aspirations for - status and inclusion differentially predict psychological health?
  • What can help us understand sex differences in academic achievement?
  • What are the effects of highlighting similarities on important values between groups of people?

This is just a small sample of the important questions being asked and answered by our international experts, across a range of cutting-edge methodologies. Our research can also cover related areas such as well-being, political psychology, and risk, judgement and decision making.


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