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Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking by Richard E. Nisbett; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, August 18, 2015. The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral […]... More>

The Slippery-Slope Effect: Minor Misdeeds Lead to Major Ones

A new study finds that small ethical infractions can easily snowball into major violations when left unchecked over time. ... More>

Shakespeare: One of the First and Greatest Psychologists

Breaking the rules — and feeling good about it

I once worked for an organization that required a fair amount of business travel. I had a colleague who, for medical reasons, had to eat frequent, small meals. But when […]... More>