Scope-severity paradox

Mass Violence in America: The Scope-Severity Paradox and the Psychology of ‘More is Less’

In the wake of the mass killing that took place in Orlando, Florida, last week, questions regarding gun laws in America, LGTB rights, and other related questions have been brought to the forefront of the discussion. What remains remarkable, however—if not outright frightening—is an obscure piece of social science research that underscores a specific psychological problem […]