Entries by Ethical Systems


Can Teens Survive the Digital World?

In this episode of the Catalysts for Change podcast, host Jill Shah speaks with Jon Haidt about his research on social media’s impact on teenage mental health. They discuss childhood and adolescent development, psychological sex differences in puberty, how to improve social media, the harm of performative behavior, and more. Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist […]


The Roots of Polarization

In this episode of The Power of Us podcast—the first of a special two-part series—host Tavia Gilbert presents interviews with psychologists Jay Van Bavel and Dominic Packer (co-authors of The Power of Us), along with Ethical Systems’ Alison Taylor, among others. Together, the guests explain polarization and explores its causes and effects. Dominic Packer studies how social […]