Why We Get Mad: Are We Angrier Now?

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Description: Part two of this special series on anger explores the question, “are we angrier now than we used to be?”  We talk with Dr. Clif Ganyard, Associate Professor of Humanities and History at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, about the history of anger in the United States and abroad.

Why We Get Mad is a special series of the Psychology and Stuff Podcast where Ryan talks with experts on different aspects of the anger experience. From psychologists to historians to artists, the show will cover all the different reasons we get mad and how we can use that anger in positive ways.

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The article Clif and Ryan talk about is:

Dixon, T. (2020). What is the history of anger a history of? Emotions: History, Culture, Society, 4, 1 – 34. (see here)

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