The Myth of the Irrational Voter

Are we doomed to irrationality in our voting? Recent research suggests that's a myth! We can vote rationally if we follow the steps outlined in this article.

Coming Out of the Mental Health Closet About My Anxiety

I am coming out as a mentally ill college professor suffering from an anxiety disorder to help end the stigma around mental illness in academia

Your Vote May Be Worth Millions!

You think your vote is not important? Think again!

Your Most Incredible Days, and How Often You Can Expect Them

Are crazy life events signs of miracles or karma?

How Can You Predict the Future?

Wouldn't it be great to predict the future? Statistical methods can help.

How Our Biases Cause Us To Misinterpret Politics

Learn how politicians use our brain's wiring against us, and how you can guard yourself from being manipulated!

How the Trump Foundation Scandal Hurts the Nonprofit Sector

Emotional intelligence research shows how you can be in danger due to scandals that have nothing to do with you!

Which Candidate Will Make America Safer?

Both candidates promise to make you safer. But which one will actually do so? This articles describes how research shows how candidates mislead our intuitions on this topic.

The Gender Gap in the Presidential Race

How emotional intelligence and gender norms for emotional expression might impact the presidential race

3 Decision-Making Principles I Taught My Son

How recent research on behavioral economics can help you make better decisions

Was Tyre King’s Shooting Justified?

Research-based approaches can help us think in rational ways about racial profiling, implicit bias, and other emotionally polarizing topics.

Why the Pundits Are Wrong About Clinton Winning the Debate

Most pundits focus on content in determining the debate winner. This article helps reveal the surprising role of emotional expression and emotional intelligence in the debate.

Trump and Clinton Debate Public Speaking Strategies

Trump and Clinton use research-based strategies to inform their debate and public speaking skills - and now you can use the same to be a better public speaker!

A Weird Trick To Free Yourself From Your Identity

Are you worried about your identity labels limiting your freedom? This simple reframing trick could be all you need!

How To Be Perfect

Do you want a perfect job? A perfect body? A perfect relationship? Perfect health?

Conquer Public Speaking Anxiety Via Emotional Intelligence

A few tips will go a long way to addressing any anxiety around public speaking

Want to Be Young and Healthy Forever?

Here's the science that will help!

On Being a Weird American on 9/11

Do you ever struggle with your identity as an American? A simple reframing can really help!

Confessions of a (Former) Skeptic of Basic Income

Are you skeptical about cash handouts? Find out if research supports your skepticism!

Your Feelings Are Not Your Fault (Mostly)

How much responsibility should you take for your feelings? The right balance will go a long way.

A Pastor Walks Into a Room Full of Atheists

What do you think would happen when a United Methodist pastor walks into a room full of atheists? The answer might surprise you!

Don't Let Others Run Your Life!

Are you sure you're leading the life you want, as opposed to just following the vision of others? This article provides 3 specific steps to help you lead the life you deserve!

Do You Truly Love Animals?

Do you know how to show your love for animals truly? This article helps illustrate some surprising insights!

What Do Politics Have to Do With Meaning and Purpose in Life

Recent research shows the kind of impact that politics has on meaning and purpose in life - check out this post to learn more!

Protect Your Relationships By Communicating Effectively

Are you afraid of your relationship suffering due to poor communication? The strategies in this blog post will go a long way to address relationship communication troubles!

What Is the Best Path Forward After Terrorism?

Our mind makes intuitive mistakes about how to deal with terrorism in the best manner. This article uses insights from neuroscience to show the best path to deal with terrorism.

Is Serving Others the Key to Meaning and Purpose?

Are you going through the motions day after day without feeling fulfilled, and tired of not having a sense of meaning and purpose in your life? Serving others might be the answer!

The Panama Papers Reveal the Solution to Global Suffering

How can we address global poverty quickly and effectively? Tax havens as revealed by the Panama Papers hold the key!

How to Live a Purpose-Driven Life

How can you find purpose and meaning from a secular perspective?

How to Get Your Brain Off of Autopilot

We remain trapped in autopilot thinking unless we make an effort to think intentionally. These research-based strategies will help you live an intentional life.