Trust

Scientific American: Everybody lies. But for the most part, we still see ourselves as good, honest people. So, why do we do it—and are we all just kidding ourselves? This is Scientific American’s 60-Second Science. I’m Daisy Yuhas. Got a minute? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, at Duke University, studies irrational More

Pacific Standard: On the whole, do you trust people? Considerable research suggests fewer and fewer Americans do, and given the well-established link between trust and well-being, that’s concerning. Fortunately, a newly published paper suggests your faith in your fellow man will very likely go up as the years go by. More

NPR: We all lie sometimes. But if you’re in the public eye, the lie can take on a life of its own. NBC’s Brian Williams became the victim of his own story last month, exaggerating the danger he faced while reporting in Iraq in 2003. It lead to an on-air More

Slate:  I know, I know. Millennials have been written to death. But I’m going to make like the millennial I am and say it’s my duty, as the voice of my generation (avoice of a generation?), to proclaim: You don’t hate millennials; you hate the 21st century. Millennials, those born roughly between 1980 More