Book Signings at the 2015 APS Annual Convention
Frans B. M. de Waal, APS Past President Michael Gazzaniga, APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Marsha M. Linehan, APS Fellow Gabriele Oettingen, and APS Fellow Steven Pinker, and will be signing copies of their newest books at
Is the Environment a Moral Cause?
The New York Times: According to a recent poll, a large majority of Americans, and roughly half of Republicans, say they support governmental action to address global warming. The poll, conducted by The New York Times
No, Mornings Don’t Make You Moral
The New Yorker: e idea of the virtuous early bird goes back at least to Aristotle, who wrote, in his Economics, that “Rising before daylight is … to be commended; it is a healthy habit.” Benjamin Franklin, of course, framed
The Slippery-Slope Effect: Minor Misdeeds Lead to Major Ones
“Well, you know what happens is, it starts out with you taking a little bit, maybe a few hundred, a few thousand,” notorious fraudster Bernie Madoff told Vanity Fair after stealing $18 billion from investors.
In the Bully Pulpit: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do.’
The Huffington Post: In his recent State of the Union address, President Obama urged the Congress to take action on paid sick leave for American workers. Forty-three million workers currently have no paid sick leave
The Myth of the Harmless Wrong
The New York Times: SOCIAL conservatives who bemoan the immorality of same-sex marriage typically also decry the harm it wreaks on society. The pundit Alan Keyes calls gay marriage a “social weapon of mass destruction,”