Perceptions and judgments of similarity are like quicksand. How unique are we? How ordinary? After looking into it, I conclude that it is easier to make a case for similarity than for dissimilarity. Read More
Questions of psychological interest pop up everywhere. My approach to blogging is promiscuous, opportunistic, and heterodox. I comment on a variety of issues, ranging from animal behavior to the human experience of guilt and happiness to philosophy of science. I draw on personal experience, recent public events such as movies or media debacles, and of course the peer-reviewed archive of our field.