Can novelists or psychologists better capture the strange multitude of realities in every human self?
Two people drive drunk at night: one kills a pedestrian, one doesn't. Does the unlucky killer deserve more blame or not?
First impressions count
A judgment of competence is made in a tenth of a second on the basis of facial features. Thus political decisions are made
The Phineas Gage effect
When someone changes for the worse, we see a totally different person. But what happens if the change is for the better?
Groupthink can be stultifying. So how do the most successful groups elicit collective intelligence from their members?
Playing games for real
My father was hopelessly, joyously addicted to gambling and I his moral critic. How did I end up playing pro blackjack?
Head to head
Michelangelo and Raphael; Leibniz and Newton; Constable and Turner. Does every creative genius need a bitter rival?
I am not a story
Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. So are you a Narrative or a non-Narrative?