Tag Archives: identity

Why deaf identity matters

Deaf people have long protested against a disability view of deafness as an impairment that should be cured, and argued for Deaf culture as a unique culture and for sign languages as unique languages. Parallel to the

Who is that person? Exploring how the brain organizes information about identity

How do we recognize someone? People can be recognized from many different cues — their face, their walk, their voice, their name, and so on. The sensory or cognitive operations that process these different cues are located

How does presenting ourselves on Facebook influence our sense of self?

Social media have become an integral part of many people’s lives, but what influence would they bring? One area in which social media such as Facebook may have an impact is users’ sense of self. Facebook allows

Climate scepticism in Australia

Much has been written about ‘climate scepticism’, especially in the United States. Far less attention has been paid to Australia, despite the fact that climate change has emerged as a central issue for Australian politics and science.