S3 E16: Your Mind on Inequality & Social Change with Dr. Riana Brown

Minds Matter by Beth Fisher and Ava Ma de Sousa

Episode notes

Are all inequalities perceived the same? Dr. Riana Brown joins us to discuss how different inequalities — health, economic, and belonging — differentially motivate support for collective action and social change. Dr. Brown also shares research on when and why some people might opt to tackle the root causes of inequality, such as advocating for policy changes, versus addressing its immediate consequences, like volunteering at a soup kitchen. Beth and Ava reflect on their personal experiences of participating in social change efforts.

psychologysciencecollective actionsocial changeinequality