Religious and Rational?

Can you be religious and rational? A United Methodist minister provides his answers to that question!

When Should You Go With Your Intuitions?

Do you trust your gut? Going with your intuitions can be dangerous in some situations. This article helps you see when you should go with your gut, and when you shouldn't.

How Behavioral Science Can Help Truth Triumph Over Lies

Worried about deceptive political coverage by the media? This article shows how you can take steps to fix this problem!

The Brain Science of Political Deception in the Election

Confused by why so many people were deceived in the 2016 election? This article uses recent research to provide some clarity.

Want to Avoid Bad Decisions? It’s All About Framing

No one wants to make bad decisions. These tips will help you avoid them.

From Post-Truth to Post-Lies

Worried about the dominance of "alternative facts" and "post-truth politics?" Behavioral science points the way to solving this problem!

Be My Valentine - And Save Our Democracy!

Want to have a great Valentine's Day while defending our democracy? Here are a few research-based tips.
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The Science of Solving Alternative Facts

Worried about the dominance of "alternative facts" in politics? This article has some tips for solving this problem!

The Most Romantic Valentine's Day Gift

Increase your romance and your mental well-being with a different type of Valentine's Day gift!

Advice That Works for Anyone

Want to avoid bad advice? You need to read this article!

How Sure Are You About Your Memories?

Your memories may be lying to you! This article helps you be honest with yourself.

A Weird American in Trump's Post-Truth America

Struggling to cope with post-truth politics? This article provides research-based ways to do so!

What Would Gandhi Do About Trump?

The science of wisdom, as inspired by Gandhi, provides insights on what to do about Trump.

How To Advance Wise Thinking In Your Community

Frustrated with irrationality in your community? Here are some ways you can take a leadership role to advance wise thinking!

Is Spirituality Irrational?

Is spirituality irrational? The answer might surprise you!

12 Tips For Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

Want to make love last? These 12 tips will go a long way.

7 Surprising Science-Based Willpower Hacks

Willpower is crucial to achieving your goals! Learn seven easy science-based techniques to improve your willpower.

Want to Avoid Missing Deadlines? Take the Outside View!

A couple of easy tricks will help you manage your time much more effectively!

The Easiest Trick to Breaking Out of Wrong Ideas

Having correct beliefs is vital to having the best life! This article offers an easy trick to help you do so.

Meaning and Purpose: Quantified and Customized!

Want to measure your sense of meaning and purpose? Check out the Meaning and Purpose Questionnaire (MPQ) scale in this article!

3 Steps to Intentional Living

Do you want to be on autopilot or live an intentional life? The latter is only three steps away.

A Future With Trump: Truth Vs Comfort

How do we prepare for an uncertain future? This article shows some useful strategies to do so!

What True Leaders Know About Emotional Intelligence

Current and future leaders in any position in an organization need to know these strategies for emotionally intelligent leadership!

Fear and Anger Over the Ohio State Knife Attack

Anger and fear dominate our responses to acts of terror. How do we channel these feelings to maximize our safety and security?

Stop Losing Money Now!

Are you losing money right now? Many people are, without knowing it. Find out if you are and how to stop doing so!

Don’t Be Fooled on Giving Tuesday: Give Wisely!

Some ineffective charities try to fool you by appealing to emotions. This article can help you make the best decisions in your giving!

4 Questions to Ask Before Wearing a Safety Pin

Considering wearing a safety pin? Make sure to ask these 4 questions to avoid the hidden dangers of wearing the pin!

3 Steps to Getting What You Want

A research-based approach to getting what you want out of life.

The Worst Problem in American Politics?

How do we deal with the worst problem in US politics? This post has a few research-based suggestions!

Applying The Scientific Method To Charity

Want to make sure your generous gifts make a real difference? Here are some ways to do so!

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