The Psychology of “Callout Culture”

Do higher societal standards require more accountability?


The “Callout Culture” of the present is our term for the consistent culture of being overly critical or petty about the decisions of others. That said, is it fair to put current cultural standards on past behaviors? Or do higher societal standards require more accountability?

Some of the latest examples of pop culture figures being called out warrants today’s conversation. Our panel of Shrinks break down how Callout Culture can lead to changed behavior, tarred reputations, and reconciliation.

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Callout culture feels like there’s a lack of room for individual growth.

 – Dr. Emma Kate Wright

Being Human

In our Being Human segment, the Shrink Tank Podcast panelists discuss some of the latest findings on psychology in the news.

According to research presented at the British Psychology Society Annual Conference, a seemingly trivial task – playing a particular video game, like Tetris – may lessen flashbacks and other psychological symptoms following a traumatic event.

Our panel of Shrinks discusses this and more in today’s Being Human. Read the article that inspired the discussion here. 

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