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EA Psychology

TagLast edit: 29 Dec 2020 4:50 UTC by Aaron Gertler

The EA Psychology tag covers a lot of different topics, from the intersection of giving and behavioral science to the ways that people think about deep ethical questions. We may add sub-topics (e.g. “donation behavior”) later on.

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Julia_Wise21 Jun 2013 4:00 UTC
47 points
25 commentsEA link

Schu­bert, Cavi­ola & Faber, ‘The Psy­chol­ogy of Ex­is­ten­tial Risk’

Pablo22 Oct 2019 12:41 UTC
50 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(dx.doi.org)

Fewer but poorer: Benev­olent par­tial­ity in proso­cial preferences

David_Moss16 Jun 2020 7:54 UTC
38 points
2 comments2 min readEA link
(journal.sjdm.org)

Study re­sults: The most con­vinc­ing ar­gu­ment for effec­tive donations

Aaron Gertler28 Jun 2020 22:45 UTC
73 points
12 comments12 min readEA link
(schwitzsplinters.blogspot.com)

[Question] What are the high­est im­pact ques­tions in the be­hav­ioral sci­ences?

Abby Hoskin7 Apr 2021 11:35 UTC
35 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

Liter­a­ture Re­view: Why Do Peo­ple Give Money To Char­ity?

Aaron Gertler21 Nov 2018 4:09 UTC
44 points
5 comments11 min readEA link
(aarongertler.net)

Health Be­hav­ior In­ter­ven­tions Liter­a­ture Review

Jamie_Harris24 Jul 2020 16:21 UTC
25 points
7 comments1 min readEA link
(www.sentienceinstitute.org)

[Question] Re­search on Nudg­ing Peo­ple to In­crease Dona­tions to Effec­tive Charities

Closed Limelike Curves11 May 2020 23:57 UTC
4 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Altru­ism Coach

raypsyd2 Oct 2019 21:12 UTC
61 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Is mind­ful­ness good for you?

Halstead29 Dec 2019 20:01 UTC
67 points
12 comments7 min readEA link

The Long-Term Fu­ture: An At­ti­tude Survey

Aron_Vallinder16 Sep 2019 15:57 UTC
62 points
15 comments8 min readEA link

Effec­tive Altru­ism is Not a Competition

Peter_Hurford5 Jan 2017 2:11 UTC
52 points
7 commentsEA link

[Question] Im­prov­ing Giv­ing with Nudges

Closed Limelike Curves30 May 2020 0:49 UTC
21 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism is not a competition

Peter_Hurford3 Mar 2014 20:10 UTC
2 points
1 commentEA link

Cog­ni­tive Science/​Psy­chol­ogy As a Ne­glected Ap­proach to AI Safety

Kaj_Sotala5 Jun 2017 13:46 UTC
34 points
37 commentsEA link

EA read­ing list: EA mo­ti­va­tions and psychology

richard_ngo3 Aug 2020 9:24 UTC
28 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

What is a pan­demic com­pared to our sewer sys­tem? An ex­am­ple of how a so­ciety nor­mal­izes risks

Ramiro25 Jul 2020 14:59 UTC
25 points
0 comments9 min readEA link

EA Men­tal Health Sur­vey: Re­sults and Anal­y­sis.

NunoSempere13 Jun 2019 19:55 UTC
46 points
20 comments60 min readEA link

Pur­chase fuzzies and utilons sep­a­rately (Eliezer Yud­kowsky)

Aaron Gertler27 Dec 2019 2:21 UTC
38 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Elic­it­ing dona­tions through causal closeness

finm10 Aug 2020 17:06 UTC
7 points
2 comments5 min readEA link

What ap­proaches would be effec­tive at im­prov­ing peo­ple’s be­hav­ior?

Maxime Perrigault10 Aug 2020 14:44 UTC
9 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

What al­tru­ism means to me

Neel Nanda15 Aug 2020 8:25 UTC
13 points
0 comments7 min readEA link
(www.neelnanda.io)

Re­duc­ing long-term risks from malev­olent actors

David_Althaus29 Apr 2020 8:55 UTC
261 points
65 comments37 min readEA link

Some ex­tremely rough re­search on giv­ing and happiness

MaxDalton9 Sep 2020 8:33 UTC
27 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

A new strat­egy for broad­en­ing the ap­peal of effec­tive giv­ing (Giv­ingMul­ti­plier.org)

Lucius_Caviola26 Oct 2020 23:18 UTC
176 points
13 comments7 min readEA link

Ste­fan Schu­bert: Mo­ral Aspira­tions and Psy­cholog­i­cal Limitations

EA Global23 May 2019 0:32 UTC
15 points
1 comment11 min readEA link

[Question] What are the best ar­ti­cles/​blogs on the psy­chol­ogy of ex­is­ten­tial risk?

geoffreymiller16 Dec 2020 18:05 UTC
24 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

The im­pact merge

Joe_Carlsmith13 Jan 2021 7:26 UTC
23 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Is there any ev­i­dence that peo­ple who re­cy­cle also ad­vo­cate for in­sti­tu­tional policy changes to com­bat man-made cli­mate change?

jbosc22 Jan 2021 8:14 UTC
1 point
1 comment1 min readEA link

Ste­fan Schu­bert: Why aren’t peo­ple donat­ing more effec­tively?

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:15 UTC
10 points
0 comments9 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Spencer Green­berg: Value traps, and how to avoid them

EA Global8 Jun 2018 7:51 UTC
8 points
0 comments18 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Ste­fan Schu­bert: Naïve effec­tive al­tru­ism and the dan­ger of ne­glect­ing psychology

EA Global24 Oct 2020 19:56 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

David Man­ley: De­cou­pling — a tech­nique for re­duc­ing bias

EA Global25 Oct 2020 6:56 UTC
6 points
0 comments13 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Rob Wiblin and Michelle Hutch­in­son: Longter­mism, par­ent­ing, and get­ting the best advice

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Spencer Green­berg: So­cial sci­ence as a lens on effec­tive char­ity — re­sults from four new studies

EA Global11 Aug 2017 8:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Q&A with Philip Tet­lock (2016)

EA Global5 Aug 2016 9:19 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

The Cog­ni­tive Science of Rationality

lukeprog12 Sep 2011 10:35 UTC
9 points
0 comments16 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Joshua Greene: Na­ture of al­tru­ism II

EA Global28 Aug 2015 8:37 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Robin Han­son: Na­ture of al­tru­ism I

EA Global28 Aug 2015 8:37 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

[Question] Why al­tru­ism at all?

Singleton12 Jul 2020 22:04 UTC
−2 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

[Question] Put­ting Peo­ple First in a Cul­ture of De­hu­man­iza­tion

jhealy22 Jul 2020 3:31 UTC
16 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Re­view: What works to pro­mote char­i­ta­ble dona­tions?

Peterslattery24 Aug 2020 1:42 UTC
34 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

De­liber­ate Con­sump­tion of Emo­tional Con­tent to In­crease Altru­is­tic Motivation

tilboy13 Sep 2020 14:52 UTC
14 points
10 comments4 min readEA link

When To Find More In­for­ma­tion: A Short Explanation

Davidmanheim28 Dec 2019 18:00 UTC
65 points
11 comments2 min readEA link

What are some EA-al­igned state­ments that al­most ev­ery­one agrees with?

Akash10 Nov 2020 23:48 UTC
16 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

So­cial change hap­pens one per­son at a time – so start mul­ti­ply­ing your im­pact!

lukefreeman22 Dec 2020 1:25 UTC
17 points
2 comments4 min readEA link
(www.givingwhatwecan.org)

The be­havi­oural sci­ence of donat­ing to char­ity: Why we some­times fail to do the most good we can, and what can be done about it

julianhazell23 Dec 2020 0:23 UTC
6 points
0 comments5 min readEA link
(www.givingwhatwecan.org)

Whole­hearted choices and “moral­ity as taxes”

Joe_Carlsmith21 Dec 2020 19:35 UTC
62 points
7 comments4 min readEA link

Choos­ing the Zero Point

orthonormal22 May 2020 3:06 UTC
39 points
2 comments3 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Giv­ing more won’t make you hap­pier

Milan_Griffes10 Dec 2018 18:15 UTC
42 points
23 commentsEA link

We are in triage ev­ery sec­ond of ev­ery day

Holly_Elmore26 Aug 2016 20:20 UTC
46 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

[blog cross-post] On privacy

Holly_Elmore28 Dec 2018 15:41 UTC
41 points
0 commentsEA link

When to fo­cus and when to re-evaluate

Joey24 Mar 2018 21:18 UTC
46 points
10 commentsEA link

Rea­sons to eat meat

kbog21 Apr 2019 20:37 UTC
39 points
42 comments3 min readEA link

Ra­tion­al­ity vs. Ra­tion­al­iza­tion: Reflect­ing on mo­ti­vated beliefs

alexlintz26 Nov 2018 5:39 UTC
31 points
2 commentsEA link

It’s Sup­posed To Feel Like This: 8 emo­tional challenges of altruism

[deleted]5 Jun 2018 10:16 UTC
29 points
10 commentsEA link

Sys­tem­at­i­cally un­der ex­plored pro­ject ar­eas?

RomeoStevens28 Sep 2015 20:16 UTC
14 points
18 commentsEA link

The Righ­teous Mind book review

Justis5 Sep 2018 18:08 UTC
17 points
1 commentEA link

An in­ner de­bate on risk aver­sion and sys­temic change

AndrewDoris2 Feb 2021 22:31 UTC
16 points
5 comments8 min readEA link

Is not giv­ing to X-risk or far fu­ture orgs for rea­sons of risk aver­sion self­ish?

MichaelDello14 Sep 2016 12:36 UTC
9 points
21 commentsEA link

Ber­trand Rus­sell on statis­ti­cal empathy

jonathanstray28 Sep 2015 16:16 UTC
19 points
5 commentsEA link

Nar­ra­tive but Not Philo­soph­i­cal Ar­gu­ment Mo­ti­vates Giv­ing to Charity

Jon_Behar26 Nov 2018 18:18 UTC
13 points
6 commentsEA link
(schwitzsplinters.blogspot.com)

Com­par­ing the Effect of Ra­tional and Emo­tional Ap­peals on Dona­tion Behavior

G Gordon Worley III26 May 2020 0:24 UTC
23 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(philpapers.org)

Co­or­di­nat­ing Com­mit­ments Through an On­line Service

gabcoh5 Jan 2020 5:24 UTC
19 points
10 comments3 min readEA link

Spread­ing EA mes­sages to friends—in­clud­ing giv­ing the hard sell

Tom_Ash17 Apr 2015 21:15 UTC
16 points
19 commentsEA link

Con­sid­er­ing peo­ple’s hid­den mo­tives in EA outreach

s_mannik30 May 2019 17:20 UTC
16 points
11 comments14 min readEA link

Cog­ni­tive Dis­so­nance and Veg*nism

Grue_Slinky13 Aug 2019 13:33 UTC
7 points
2 comments8 min readEA link

An­drew Leigh: Why effec­tive al­tru­ism is cen­tral to re­build­ing so­cial cap­i­tal and egalitarianism

EA Global21 Nov 2020 8:12 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Giv­ing Without Sacri­fice? (Some ex­cerpts)

Andreas_Mogensen14 Oct 2014 12:33 UTC
8 points
1 commentEA link
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