Jordan Peterson

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Peterson speaking at the 2018 Young Women's Leadership Summit.

Jordan Bernt Peterson (born June 12, 1962) is a Canadian clinical psychologist and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto.[1] He studies abnormal, social, and personality psychology. He is interested in the psychology of religious and ideological belief.[2]

Peterson has criticised political correctness,[3] Marxism,[4] and postmodernism.[5] Peterson has said "the climate change thing for me is a contentious issue, because you can’t trust the players."[6][7]

Books[change | change source]

  • 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos (2018)
  • Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief (2019)

Notable Research Papers[8][change | change source]

  • Self-Deception Explained
  • You can neither remember nor forget what you do not understand
  • Complexity Management Theory: Motivation for Ideological Rigidity and Social Conflict
  • Play and the Regulation of Aggression
  • Three Forms of Meaning and the Management of Complexity
  • The Functional Neuroanatomy and Psychopharmacology of Predatory and Defensive Aggression
  • Peacemaking among higher-order primates
  • Neuropsychology of Motivation for Group Aggression and Mythology

Movies[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jordan B Peterson". ResearchGate. Retrieved November 11, 2017.
  2. Tucker, Jason; VandenBeukel, Jason (December 1, 2016). "'We're teaching university students lies' – An interview with Dr Jordan Peterson". C2C Journal.
  3. "Jordan Peterson: The right to be politically incorrect". National Post. November 8, 2016. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  4. "Jordan Peterson, the obscure Canadian psychologist turned right-wing celebrity, explained". Vox. May 21, 2018. Retrieved December 27, 2018.
  5. "Postmodernism: definition and critique (with a few comments on its relationship with Marxism)". Jordan B. Peterson.
  6. Marsh, Sarah (2019-03-20). "Cambridge University rescinds Jordan Peterson invitation". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  7. Callaghan, Greg (April 20, 2018). "Right-winger? Not me, says alt-right darling Jordan Peterson". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  8. "Jordan Peterson ResearchGate Profile". ResearchGate.
  9. "'The Rise of Jordan Peterson'—A Review". October 14, 2019.
  10. "No Safe Spaces exposes the madness of groupthink". Washington Examiner. November 4, 2019.