Should You Donate to Disaster Relief?

Disasters capture our attention and emotions, but we may do more good by ditching empathy as a moral guide.

Nudges: Social Engineering or Sensible Policy?

Nudges are a powerful policy tool, but effectiveness and ethics don’t always go hand in hand.

Overcoming the Allure of Fake News

When are we most likely to believe fake news? Here's how to identify and overcome our own gullibility.

Science Denial Isn’t Only a Conservative Problem

It may surprise many liberals to recognize that science denial isn’t purely a symptom of the political right.

To Be Right or Liked?

If we care so much about being right, why do we argue so much when facts about contentious topics are readily available?

Drone Policy: Reducing the Human Cost

Social psychology can help us understand and address our drone policy problems.