Associate Professor of Psychology, Columbia College Chicago
Rami Gabriel studies the philosophy of psychology and is founding fellow at the Research Group in Mind, Science and Culture at Columbia College Chicago. He is the author of Why I Buy: Self, Taste, and Consumer Society in America (2013) and co-author with Stephen Asma of The Emotional Mind: Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition (2019). His forthcoming book, A Suspicious Science: The Uses of Psychology, will be published by Oxford University Press.
Myth and the mind
Saturated with rites and symbols, psychology feeds a deep human need once nourished by mythology
United by feelings
Universal emotions are the deep engine of human consciousness and the basis of our profound affinity with other animals
Stephen T Asma & Rami Gabriel
Do psychotropic drugs enhance, or diminish, human agency?
The self-help game
Millions believe that pop psychology can change their tennis skills, their love life or their moods. Are they all wrong?