Psychology

The "Injustice Collectors": How to Understand Vester Flanagan’s Grievance-Filled Manifesto
August 31, 2015

The Virginia shooter's manifesto has a lot in common with those of past killers.

Donald Trump and Bill Clinton Have the Same Secret Weapon
August 25, 2015

A psychologist explains the personality trait that these two ambitious, impulsive men share.

Mental Illness Doesn't Negate Political Motive
June 21, 2015

Dylann Roof and the intersection of psychology and extremist ideology.

Don't Worry, Julianne Moore's Marriage Is Safe. The Oscar Curse Is a Myth.
February 20, 2015

Women are actually less likely to get divorced after winning an Oscar.

Will 'American Sniper''s Success Taint His Killer's Trial?
February 12, 2015

Negative pre-trial publicity translates into much harsher sentences.

Falling in Love Is Easy. Here's What to Do When You Need to Fall Out of It.
February 12, 2015

Plus: to increase your pick-up rate, approach the opposite sex on a dangerous bridge.

A Memory Expert Explains Brian Williams's 'False' Memory
February 05, 2015

"As a memory researcher, I find it credible that Brian Williams had a genuine memory error."

Polling Is Overrated. To Predict an Election, Choose the Politician Who Gets the Most Laughs.
January 06, 2015

In five swing states, the candidate who elicited a higher number of positive responses per minute carried the state.

Is the West Teaching the Developing World to Stigmatize Fat People?
December 12, 2014

“I would kill myself if I was fat,” said a 20-year-old Korean woman.

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