Social Mood Conference  |  Socionomics Foundation

2010

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    [Article] From Felix to Mickey, Cartoon Styles Shift Dramatically with Social Mood

    Euan Wilson walks you through animation’s first 40 years step-by-step and shows you how trends in cartoons are actually reflections of waxing and waning social mood throughout the period. This in-depth study will not only alter the way you understand cartoons, it will revolutionize the way you look at popular media.

     
  • [Article] Can You Predict an Asset Bubble? Shout This from the Rooftops: Socionomists Can

    [Article] Can You Predict an Asset Bubble? Shout This from the Rooftops: Socionomists Can

    Most people—including Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke and the lion’s share of economists—think that it is impossible to predict asset bubbles.

     
  • Two Books Offer Takes On Socionomics

    Two Books Offer Takes On Socionomics

    Two books discussing socionomics have just hit the scene. One offers a friendly and accessible presentation of the nascent science, the other a proposal to retool governments’ regulatory approach according to socionomic precepts.

     
  • [Article] The War Over Drugs: Is There Any End In Sight?

    [Article] The War Over Drugs: Is There Any End In Sight?

    “The Coming Collapse” compared drug-related violence in Mexico to Chicago’s gang wars of the 1930s. Wilson predicted a dramatic escalation in bloodshed and, eventually, cries for legalization to end the killing, just as happened with the earlier prohibition.

     
  • [Article] Herding at Heathrow

    [Article] Herding at Heathrow

    Herding was very helpful for avoiding a stone-age lion mauling, but today it can cause real agony in the civilized jungle of stock market trading floors.

     
  • [Article] Social Mood Regulates the Popularity of Stars: The Beatles

    [Article] Social Mood Regulates the Popularity of Stars: The Beatles

    In this exhaustive report from Robert Prechter, you will discover that social mood drives not only market movement, but also the fame, fortune and fallout of the most iconic band in history.

     
  • [Article] Military and Political Leaders Need a Socionomic Perspective

    [Article] Military and Political Leaders Need a Socionomic Perspective

    Guest contributor Michael Flagg asserts that even the best military and political analysts tend to commit a cardinal sin of forecasting. In this discussion, Michael explores the errors of conventional analysis and explains how socionomics gives a better context for understanding geopolitical and corporate conflict.

     
  • [Article] Socionomics in a Snap

    [Article] Socionomics in a Snap

    Read an in-depth interview with Robert R. Prechter, Jr., founder of the Socionomics Institute. “I always feel that it’s taking too long for people to discover socionomics. But when I review the latest developments, I realize that progress is coming along nicely.”

     
  • [Article] Where I Believe Socionomics is Heading

    [Article] Where I Believe Socionomics is Heading

    In a full question and answer interview, Mark Almand and Robert Prechter walk you through the development of socionomic thought from news headlines to the academic chalkboards. This issue also delves into new theoretical insights including a detailed chart of the structure of socionomic theory that puts all the pieces in place.

     
  • [Article] Socionomics Can Benefit Sociology: Baby Names

    [Article] Socionomics Can Benefit Sociology: Baby Names

    What motivates how parents name their children? Seven sociologists attacked this question in three different studies, without a consistent answer between them. Socionomics has an answer, linking name popularity to epidemics and the NASDAQ Composite Index.