Acceptance Speech

'I Should Like to Thank the Academy...' - The Psychology of Acceptance Speeches at the Oscars

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Entertainment
Dr Raj Persaud

A hidden pressure of Oscar night is the psychological tightrope narcissists tread on the red carpet. Convention requires they give an acceptance speech which thanks others and indicates humility - acknowledging the contribution of colleagues to their own success. But deep down do narcissists really believe this?

President Obama's Olympic Moment Makes Martin Luther King Dream Come True

Hugh Salmon | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK Politics
Hugh Salmon

In Barack Obama, Martin Luther King's dream has come true.