Why You're Such an Indecisive Screwball

You know how there are those people who just know what they want? And then they take it? And then they're happy with their choices!?!!?!??? Yeah, those people are like aliens to me. I'm forever in this weird space of simultaneously wanting all of the stuff and wanting none of the stuff. And then people are like, "Just… » 12/10/12 6:15pm 12/10/12 6:15pm

In Studies That Make Perfect Sense, Men’s Views on Abortion Change with…

A new study of unmarried men living (in sin, hellfire, brimstone, blah!) with female partners has found that most of them would prefer to be consulted about an impending abortion, and, perhaps encouragingly, that this insistence to be included in a pregnancy-terminating decision had less to do with entrenched… » 10/10/12 2:25pm 10/10/12 2:25pm

Sometimes A Snap Judgment Is The Best Judgment

The next time someone tells you to "go with your gut," they're really giving you good advice. In today's New York Times, There's an interview with Gerd Gigerenzer (left), a German social psychologist whose ideas were featured in Malcolm Gladwell's best-seller, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. Gigerenzer… » 8/28/07 1:30pm 8/28/07 1:30pm