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Visual ‘Gist’ Helps Us Figure Out Where a Crowd Is Looking

We can tell where a group of people is looking, after a fraction of a second, by perceiving the group as a single entity rather than a collection of individuals. ... More>


Does This Make Me Sound Insecure?


The Hidden Rules of Bigotry


The Hidden Rules of Bigotry

Who is good? And who is better? We make these value judgments all the time, and for good reason, about individuals. But most of us have been taught not to […]... More>


Insecurity at the Borderline

Republican Senator Thad Cochran, who has represented Mississippi since 1978, this week used a clever psychological strategy to fend off a primary challenge from the right wing of the party. […]... More>