Why Society Needs a More Scientific Understanding of Human Value
When people talk about values what do they really mean?
Can Teamwork Solve One Of Psychology’s Biggest Problems?
A program could make important contributions to what Simine Vazire, a psychologist at the University of California, Davis, is calling psychology’s credibility revolution.
The Desirability of Storytellers
Among Filipino hunter-gatherers, storytelling is valued more than any other skill, and the best storytellers have the most children.
Why Faith Inspires People to Give
As Americans make decisions about year-end giving, how much of it will be influenced by their faith?
Rather Than Being Free of Values, Good Science Is Transparent About Them
Science isn’t cold, hard facts uncovered by emotionless robots. Acknowledging how and where values play a role promotes a more realistic view and can advance science’s reputation for reliability.
Science Says Making Better Decisions Starts With This One Fundamental Thing
New research shows wisdom isn't about knowledge. It's about what kind of person you are.
Why Do People Die Fighting for a Cause?
To beat your enemies, you must understand them intimately. And so anthropologist Scott Atran and his colleagues have spent the last two years interviewing Islamic State group fighters and their opponents on the front lines.
Character Traits: Scientific Virtue
Elite scientists generally agree on what character traits make for excellent science.
For Some Christians, Respect for Authority Outweighs Compassion
As the presidential campaign is showing us, the moral values of Christians are far from monolithic.
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