The Search for Control in an Uncontrollable World

Nov 25, 2011 by
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Time recently posted an article about popular coping mechanisms in the face of general stresses, such as terrorism, environmental scares, and economic problems, over the past ten years. The article doesn't mention the Tech Boom, but it is an additional stress to add to the pile. In studies done in the wake of 9/11 and through the first decade of the 2000s, psychologists found that people who feel threatened by chaos and disorder tend to seek, allow or permit external controls to give them a sense of order.
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