Popular Press Articles

1. Jordan, J.J. & Rand, D.G. (2019).  Are you ‘virtue signaling’?. The New York Times. URL

2. Jordan, J.J., Sommers, R., & Rand, D.G. (2017).  The real problem with hypocrisy. The New York Times. URL

3. Jordan, J.J. & Rand, D.G. (2016). The science behind Hillary Clinton’s problems with trust. The Conversation. URL

4. Jordan, J.J., Bloom, P., Hoffman, M., & Rand, D.G. (2016). What’s the point of moral outrage? The New York Times. URL

5. Jordan, J.J. (2016). Evolution of moral outrage: I’ll punish your behavior to make me look good. The Conversation. URL

6. Jordan, J.J. & Rand D.G(2013). Altruism starts paying it forward. Wired UK “The World in 2014” Special Edition. PDF

Selected Media Coverage

Washington Post: The great experiment

New York Times: Shhh! We’re Heading Off on Vacation

Greater Good Magazine: Five Ways to Encourage Safe Behavior During the Pandemic

Washington Post: How Elizabeth Warren should deal with charges of hypocrisy

Minnesota Public Radio: The science and psychology of outrage (radio interview discussion)

Radio Times: “How dare you!” – on political outrage

Very Bad Wizards: The gimp exception (podcast discussion of hypocrisy research, starting at minute 30)

The Guardian: Why do people hate hypocrites?

Innovation Hub (interview on Boston Public Radio): Why we condemn

Bloomberg: Look how outraged I am!

Vox: Internet outrage, explained

The Atlantic: The evolution of shaming

Yale News: Punishers of malefactors earn trust points from others

Wall Street Journal: Even children get more outraged at ‘them’ than ‘us’

New York Magazine (includes video clip): From a young age, kids punish ‘them’ more harshly than ‘us’

Harvard Gazette: Fighting unfairness