Research suggests that you protect yourself from thoughts of death by enhancing your sense of self. What it means to enhance your sense of self, though, depends on your culture. Read More
Ulterior Motives is about the interface between motivation and thinking. Your goals have a huge influence on your behavior. The active goals that you have also influence your emotions, which in turn affect your preferences and thinking. The beauty of this set of topics is that it ultimately covers just about every area within cognitive science.