Howdy y’all! Recently, I wrote about why we believe lies. When we encounter something new, we have to decide whether we believe it or not. We follow a kind of algorithm to decide: The information activates a network of associations. We compare the new information to similar […]
Hillary Clinton is a known lying liar with poor judgment. But why do we know that? Learn about the manipulations that we are all vulnerable to and what to do about them.
Without the snark, the sarcasm, or profanity of my usual posts, I give you First Lady, Michelle Obama’s and Senator Bernie Sander’s speeches. Both give voice to the hope, ideals, and aspirations that we all feel.
I’ve written a lot about Trump. I’ve given links to three of the best about Trump’s narcissism, Trump’s rhetoric, and Trump’s toxicity. Plus some bonus material.
Many have wondered why people vote against their best interests by electing candidates that support policies and laws that will hurt them. Why do so many people believe what Donald Trump says when it is so clear that he is lying? Why do we have an election in which so many voters are angry and disaffected and in a “revolutionary” mood?
Police shootings, lone wolf terrorists, mass shootings: can psychology explain why people commit these crimes? Can psychology suggest possible solutions?
The Worst Challenge, met! I detail my reaction to the massacres in Orlando and Dallas. I articulate my fears of how we’ll respond. It has been cathartic.
I am issuing a blog challenge! Blog about your reaction to the shootings in Orlando and Dallas that have occurred in the past month and your concerns for the future.
Trump is doing his best Nixon imitation. Given the violence, bombings, and shootings in the past month, is it likely to win or lose him voters? Find out why there is hope in this blog post.
Where have I been? Why haven’t I been posting? No one really wonders that, not even my mom, but find out about the absence and the return, right here!