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Melanie Joy



Melanie Joy, MEd, PhD, is an American social psychologist, author, relationship coach, speaker, and expert on the psychology of eating animals. She first coined the term “carnism” to describe the belief system that accompanies the consumption of meat and meat products. She advocates for increased healthy communication and discussion across populations about the foods we choose to eat and why.

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Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices | Melanie Joy | TEDxMünchen

Melanie Joy on Carnism and other food choices. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology.

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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism

Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows offers an absorbing look at what social psychologist Melanie Joy calls carnism, the belief system that conditions us to eat certain animals when we would never dream of eating others.

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Relational Literacy 101

Think of some of the greatest joys in your life, and also some of your deepest sorrows and frustrations. Chances are, they all have to do with relationships. - Melanie Joy

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FindCenter Quotes ImageTo identify with others is to see something of yourself in them and to see something of them in yourself— even if the only thing you identify with is the desire to be free from suffering.

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Melanie Joy, PhD Demo—Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

Dr. Melanie Joy explains "Carnism," the psychological phenomenon behind why we eat certain meat and reject others.

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Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression for Social Transformation

Harvard-educated psychologist and bestselling author Melanie Joy exposes the psychology that underlies all forms of oppression and abuse and the belief system that gives rise to this psychology—which she calls powerarchy.

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Powerarchy: Understanding the Psychology of Oppression

"Harvard-educated psychologist and bestselling author Melanie Joy exposes the psychology that underlies all forms of oppression and abuse and the belief system that gives rise to this psychology—which she calls powerarchy." - Marc Bekoff

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe path of the norm is the path of least resistance; it is the route we take when we’re on auto-pilot and don’t even realize we’re following a course of action that we haven’t consciously chosen.

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Beyond Carnism and Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices - Melanie Joy

Melanie Joy on Carnism and other food choices. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology.

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Getting Relationships Right: How to Build Resilience and Thrive in Life, Love, and Work

In this one-stop guide to building relational literacy--the understanding of and ability to practice healthy ways of relating--bestselling author, psychologist, and relationship coach Melanie Joy shares the principles and tools that can make any relationship, from personal to professional,...

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