Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

August 27, 2012

The August issue of The Socionomist went online on Thursday, and the first two articles demonstrate that social mood influences both the number of multiple shooting casualties and aggregate feelings of uncertainty. The first chart, “Guns ‘N Mood” is a stunning look at two otherwise-unrelated social expressions—stock prices and multiple shooting casualties—marching in near-lockstep to the beat of a third drummer, the social mood trend. The second article examines two peer-reviewed studies of uncertainty and demonstrates that social mood offers a deeper, more elegant explanation of their findings.

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