王文龙 男 （1974-——）湖北黄冈人，管理学博士，兰州大学教育学院副教授，硕导，研究方向：发展经济学，教育经济学
The populist myth and demystification : the perspective of social psychology
（Lanzhou university education institute, lanzhou, 730000）
Abstract: the domestic social contradictions sharpen, growing gap between the rich and poor, long-term populist education, the closed society of one-sided information indoctrination, people generally lack of human culture, Social Distortion in impression formation mechanism, have caused the domestic populism. Despite the recent populist thoughts be affected, but as long as the social environment, education mode and closed society did not change, populism and there is no deep soil, Chinese reform is the risk of retrograde. Only the reconstruction of the open society, further promoting the democracy and the rule of law, to break the interest group on the power and resource monopoly, shrinking the social gap between rich and poor, perfect the citizen education, improve national quality, can we fundamentally eliminate populism effects, prevent Chinese modern reversal.
Key words: populism; myth; to charm; social psychology; the open society