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  • Firearm Fever

    Firearm Fever

    Purchases of guns in the U.S. are soaring. Socionomists have identified a connection between fear and gun sales during negative-mood trends.

     
  • Sorry Honey, I’m Not in the Mood

    Sorry Honey, I’m Not in the Mood

    Researchers say Earth is unprepared for a global population crash that will have “jaw dropping” consequences. Birth rates are regulated by social mood.

     
  • Election 2020: On a Knife’s Edge

    Election 2020: On a Knife’s Edge

    Forget the polls, betting markets and even the economy. One indicator with a 228-year track record is signaling that this year’s election is a lot closer than you think.

     
  • Who’s for Dinner?

    Who’s for Dinner?

    A new board game follows the experiences of some cannibalistic 19th century pioneers. Games, like other forms of entertainment, are reflections of social mood.

     
  • Dam Disasters: See What We Told Readers in January About the Catastrophic Risks

    Dam Disasters: See What We Told Readers in January About the Catastrophic Risks

    Thousands evacuated. Homes destroyed. Warning signs ignored for decades. And a surprising connection to the stock market…

     
  • College Can Wait

    College Can Wait

    For years, higher education was in an inflationary trend. But the industry faces much greater challenges now that social mood has shifted to negative.

     
  • Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Are You Ready for Some Football?

    Most sports leagues have closed up shop during the coronavirus pandemic, but professional American football is fighting to maintain business as usual. Beyond the pandemic, football faces a host of vulnerabilities—and opportunities—at the current juncture, and its stakeholders would be prudent to take note when preparing for the sport’s “new normal.”

     
  • How to Withstand the Siren Song of a Market Rally

    How to Withstand the Siren Song of a Market Rally

    Dramatic rallies go hand-in-hand with dramatic bear markets. The psychology behind bear market rallies is powerful and tempting, seducing investors to fall feverishly back in love with the market at just the wrong time…

     
  • No Slump for Smut

    No Slump for Smut

    Pornhub, the world’s largest pornography website, has reported an 18% rise in traffic.

     
  • Don’t Tread on Me

    Don’t Tread on Me

    Negative mood fuels growing authoritarianism. It also fuels expressions of anti-authoritarianism. For example…