Essential Reads: Editor's Picks

Cognition Blogs

  • Stuart Vyse, Ph.D

    Believing in Magic

    Psychology, superstition, and the paranormal
  • A Logical Take

    Examining UFO sightings, pseudo cures, Facebook memes and the like.
  • Kirby Farrell, Ph.D.

    A Swim in Denial

    What we can't think about and how it shapes us.
  • Acid Test

    On healing and science.
  • Brain Trauma

    Unpacking cognitive behavioral neurology.
  • Lydia Denworth

    Brain Waves

    Examining perception, sound and hearing, language and learning.
  • Sian Beilock, Ph.D.


    What the secrets of the brain reveal about getting it right when you have to
  • Lawrence T. White, Ph.D. and Steven Jackson

    Culture Conscious

    How culture shapes thought
  • Dirksen Bauman, Ph.D. and Joseph J. Murray, Ph.D.

    Deaf Gain

    Raising the stakes for human diversity
  • Mack R. Hicks, PhD

    Digital Pandemic

    Hidden cyber age dangers
  • Gillian Ragsdale


    The good, the bad, and the ugly
  • Everybody Is Stupid Except You

    The truth about learning and memory.
  • Denise Dellarosa Cummins, Ph.D.

    Good Thinking

    Ideas that influence the way we think.
  • Vinita Mehta, Ph.D., Ed.M.

    Head Games

    What Freud never knew
  • Michael Hogan, Ph.D

    In One Lifespan

    From critical thinking to creativity and more.
  • IQ Boot Camp

    Achieving Your Intellectual Potential
  • Vyvyan Evans Ph.D.

    Language in the Mind

    The evolution of language and cognitive linguistics
  • Francois Grosjean, Ph.D.

    Life as a Bilingual

    The reality of living with two (or more) languages
  • Maclen Stanley

    Making Sense of Chaos

    The true self, examined.
  • Ira Hyman

    Mental Mishaps

    Errors in perceiving, remembering, and thinking.
  • Alan Castel, Ph.D

    Metacognition and the Mind

    Thinking about thinking—and how we come to know what we know
  • Daniel Voyer, Ph.D.,

    Perceptual Asymmetries

    From cognition and perception to language in the brain
  • Joseph M. Pierre, MD

    Psych Unseen

    Brain, Behavior and Belief
  • Psyched!

    The science of psych
  • Gary Klein, Ph.D.

    Seeing What Others Don't

    The remarkable ways we gain insights
  • Maureen Seaberg


    A Quest to Understand Extraordinary Experiences of Sense
  • Amelia Aldao

    Sweet Emotion

    The science of emotion regulation
  • David Ludden, Ph.D.

    Talking Apes

    How natural selection reprogrammed the brain for language
  • Jeffrey S. Nevid, Ph.D., ABPP

    The Automatic Mind

    Exploring the World of Implicit Cognition
  • Dr. Richard E. Cytowic, M.D.

    The Fallible Mind

    Emotion, perception, and other tricks of the brain
  • Dr. Lara Honos-Webb

    The Gift of ADHD

    How to Transform Problems into Strengths
  • The Guest Room

    Reports and responses from guest bloggers.
  • Kristian Marlow, M.S.

    The Superhuman Mind

    Cases of extraordinary mental ability
  • Joseph Magliano, Ph.D.

    The Wide Wide World of Psychology

    Research, applied and basic
  • Art Markman, Ph.D.

    Ulterior Motives

    How goals, both seen and unseen, drive behavior
  • Nils J. Nilsson

    Understanding Beliefs

    How our views on the world shape our lives
  • Siu-Lan Tan, Ph.D.

    What Shapes Film?

    Elements of the Cinematic Experience and More
  • Robert N. McCauley, Ph.D.

    Why Religion Is Natural and Science Is Not

    A naturalist examines the cognitive and cultural foundations of religion, science, and more
  • Gabriel Gavin

    Wiring the Mind

    The new science of the brain

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