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Stephen S. Holden

Research / psychology / ethics

A maverick* researcher with interests in applied ethics, consumer psychology, data analysis, public health, research, & social marketing. (* Maverick in the original sense meaning “unbranded”.)

Interested in "what constitutes the good life", and does research into the psychology of the consumption of food, drugs, and alcohol. Particularly focused at present on the "wicked" nature of food consumption problems, the ethics of social marketing/public health interventions, and the ways to encourage, enable & empower consumer choice & responsibility.

Conducted qualitative and quantitative research for clients in advertising, agriculture, banking, community welfare, development, energy, fast-moving consumer goods, government, health, housing, pharmaceuticals, political, telecommunications, tourism, etc. 

For more information:

-          halfamind2.com (professional blog/trade publications)
-          theotherglassceiling.com (book)
-          ResearchGate (academic publications)
-          Google Scholar (citations)
-          LinkedIn
-          @SS_Holden (Twitter)

Contact: stephen@halfamind2.com