The following articles and podcasts present a range of interpretations of primals research – not necessarily the views of Dr. Clifton or the Primals Project.
Hidden Brain – How Your Beliefs Shape Reality. Podcast hosted by Shankar Vedantam. March 6, 2023.
Scientific American – Many Differences between Liberals and Conservatives May Boil Down to One Belief. By Jer Clifton. March 1, 2023.
Psychology Today – Does Religion Help You See the World as Good? By Jer Clifton. February, 2023.
Authority Magazine – Happiness and Joy During Turbulent Times: Dr. Jeremy “Jer” Clifton Of the University of Pennsylvania On How To Live With Joie De Vivre, Even When It Feels Like The Whole World Is Pulling You Down. By Jake Frankel. December, 2022.
Penn Today – Where Political Views and Fundamental Beliefs Intersect. By Michele Berger. October, 2022.
Forbes – How Primal Beliefs Shape Employee Engagement: New Study Reveals How Purpose Impacts Performance. By Chris Westfall. October, 2022.
Psychology Today – We Thought Conservatives Saw the World as More Dangerous, We Were Wrong. By Jer Clifton. October, 2022.
Live Free Creative – Happy Class Week 4: Worldviews. Podcast episode hosted by Miranda Anderson. October, 2022.
The Atlantic – Don’t Teach Your Kids to Fear the World. By Arthur C. Brooks. September, 2022.
Penn Today – What beliefs shape our minds? By Marilyn Perkins. September, 2022.
Psychology Today – Do You Want to Change Your Personality? By Barbara Greenberg. July, 2022.
Forbes – You Can Trace Your Character Strengths Back To Your Worldview, Shows New Psychological Research. By Mark Travers. June 2022.
Therapytips.org – The Way You View The World Might Just Be Your Superpower. By Mark Travers. June 2022.
Forbes – New Psychological Research Calls Out A Potentially Harmful Parenting Technique. By Mark Travers. June 2022.
Therapytips.org – Are You Living In The Self-Made Prison Of Your Primal World Beliefs? By Mark Travers. June 2022.
Psychology Today – What Are Your 3 Deepest Beliefs About the World? By Jeremy Clifton. March, 2022.
Inc. – Want to Raise Happy, Healthy, Entrepreneurial Kids? Don’t Teach Them the World Is a Bad Place. By Joshua Haden. February, 2022.
Psychology Today – Should We Teach Kids That the World Is Dangerous? By Jeremy Clifton. February, 2022.
Psychology Today – What Are Your Primals? By Nick Morgan. July, 2021.
The Evolved Caveman – Primal World Beliefs: The Foundation Of Your Reality? Podcast episode hosted by John Schinnerer. May, 2021.
Savannah Morning News – Fearing for those who live in fear. By Robert Pawlicki. October, 2019.
The Washington Post – Is the world an exciting or a terrifying place? Your answer can powerfully shape your life and your political views, new research says. By Emily Esfahani Smith. October, 2019.
Making Psychology Work – How do you see the world? Podcast with Jeremy Clifton. Podcast episode hosted by Michelle McQuaid. 2019.