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The Two Faces of Shame

Twenty-four year old Shawn Gementera was caught red-handed pilfering letters from private mailboxes along San Francisco’s Fulton Street. Mail theft is a serious crime, and it was not Gementera’s first […]... More>

The Shame of the Alcoholic

This month in Cleveland, a woman was caught swerving her car onto a sidewalk, illegally passing a school bus full of children. A judge sentenced her to stand on the […]... More>

Washing the Body ‘Cleanses’ the Mind

7 Reasons Your Brain Can’t Spot A Liar

Scales of Justice: Guilt and Pain

If guilt is tearing you up inside, try inflicting some pain on yourself. It sounds weird, but research published in Psychological Science found that people’s feelings of guilt are reduced after they experience pain.... More>