Our built-in biases help explain our post-truth era, when “alternative facts” replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence.
Lee McIntyre | Jan 21
Many of our most influential experiences are shared with and, according to a growing body of cognitive science research, partly shaped by other people.
Michael J. Spivey | Dec 17, 2020
While word-finding failures can be taken as evidence of memory problems, they may not be harbingers of befuddlement after all.
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Nov 24, 2020
Whether they are tools, toys, or mirror reflections, external objects temporarily become part of who we are all the time.
Michael J. Spivey | Nov 9, 2020
Researchers Michael Milburn and Sheree Conrad explore the relationship between childhood punishment and support for authoritarianism, and what it means for this political moment.
The Editors | Oct 13, 2020
Where you stand when you talk to someone is reflexive and varies widely depending on your culture.
Roger Kreuz & Richard Roberts | Dec 22, 2019
I analyzed thousands of searches by people who were diagnosed with cancer. Their queries offer valuable lessons that could improve the way doctors treat patients.
Elad Yom-Tom | Nov 5, 2019
When a major trade association for the paint industry reported the rising popularity of kitchens in canary yellow and chartreuse, the household equipment industry took notice.
Regina Lee Blaszczyk | Oct 31, 2019