Articles tagged with mind-and-psychology

Oded Na’aman

How philosophical thinking can make truthfulness possible even when the truth can barely be fathomed.

Greg Eghigian

This summer, an intelligence report and a new Harvard research project have renewed the public’s interest in UFOs. But neither is likely to change many minds.

Jonathan Metzl White Anxiety
Jonathan M. Metzl

Trump is the latest in a long line of politicians who have leveraged the fear of white voters. A new path forward must address the structures and finances that propagate, sustain, and shamelessly benefit from it.

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Mark D. Jordan

Adhering to a particular sexual or gender identity may mean abandoning the things that make us most unique. So why has identity become the default for talking about who we are and what we desire?

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Agnes Callard

A new book wants us to navigate life’s crossroads with the precision of a military exercise. But personal decisions are more difficult than even the most consequential political decisions.

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Deborah Chasman Merve Emre

The Myers-Briggs Bias: An Interview with Merve Emre

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David Auerbach

Through the experience of parenting his daughter, a software developer came to see Google and Facebook as the first digital children. 

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F. M. Kamm

What constitutes a good death? On end-of-life care and assisted suicide.

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Andrew Stark

Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman transformed how we think about economics and human behavior.

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Jesse Maceo Vega-Frey

Protest is not merely a matter of personal awakening, but of organizing and mobilizing the power needed to change social relations.