wray-herbert_headshotWray Herbert has been writing about psychology and behavioral science for many years. He has been a staff writer and editor for Science News, Psychology Today, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. He is currently a contributor to Huffington Post and Scientific American Mind. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, and many other national publications.

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Recent Posts   

Looking For Trouble (And Seeing It)

I’ve known a few troublemakers over the years. These were guys with huge chips on both shoulders, who would gladly pick a fight if you looked at them wrong. And […]... More>


Solving for X, among the neurons

I have a fence that needs scraping and painting, and I’m pretty sure I can do the whole job in six hours. My friend Jack, who is an experienced painter, […]... More>


Rethinking Bias in the Workplace

Howard Ross is a frequent flyer, and a few years back he conducted this simple experiment. He went through airport security one hundred times, and on half of those occasions […]... More>


Legacy in Mind: Why Bother Saving the Planet?

It’s supposed to hit 97 degrees this week in Washington, DC, my home town. My plan is to stay indoors and crank up the AC, for as long as the […]... More>


Rethinking Rage in the Middle East

Training people to think analytically in emotionally charged situations might turn them into cool-headed decision makers. ... More>