Why We Stereotype Strangers
No matter how open-minded we are, we all have unconscious biases, a social psychologist says. Here’s how to deal with them.
The Wall Street Journal
Why Being Good-ish Is Better Than Being Good: A Conversation With Dolly Chugh
In her new book, Dolly Chugh explains why it’s essential to act upon your values — and the psychology of how to do it effectively.
Want to Live Longer? Consider the Ethics
Several companies are trying to develop life extension methods that could enable some people to live far longer. There are some ethical dilemmas.
How Much Empathy Do You Feel When Powerful People Suffer?
What about less powerful people? Your answers likely depend on how egalitarian you are.
The Role of Luck in Life Success Is Far Greater Than We Realized
Are the most successful people in society just the luckiest people?
Beautiful Minds, Scientific American
Scott Barry Kaufman
Did Human Sacrifice Help People Form Complex Societies?
The debate over how well ritual killings maintained social order.
Evolution of Religion
Scientific Study of Religion
Even Toddlers Expect Bullies to Get More Than Their Fair Share
For the first time, there’s evidence that even 17-month-old infants expect socially dominant people to be treated differently in life, and to get more things.
How Human Sacrifice Helped to Enforce Social Inequality
How could something as costly as human sacrifice have been so common in early societies? And why did these rituals need to be so dramatic and gory?
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