The Future's Not Ours to See

The Future's Not Ours to See

We're great at explaining big events and personal circumstances, after the fact. That's because we know how to pick and choose the right details to fit a narrative. When it comes to actually predicting what will happen to us, and how we'll feel, our crystal balls are pretty cloudy.

The Visionary Who Saw Reagan's Future

By Dan Gardner
In 1983, only one man successfully predicted Ronald Reagan's future.

Dystopian "In Time" and Inequalities in Our Time

By Emily Smith Beitiks
The dystopian future of "In Time" resonates with current inequalities.

Has History Occurred Yet?

By Robert Lanza M.D.
Evidence suggests the past isn't set in stone

Not Leaving Recovery till it's too Late

By Emily T. Troscianko
One More Reason Not to Defer Making Changes

Affective forecasting, intentions and why we procrastinate

By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D.
Happiness now, pay later - Affective forecasting & procrastination

Your View of the Future Is Shaped by the Past

By Art Markman Ph.D.
The future has ways of surprising us.

America Is Sinking: Told You So

By Stanton Peele
We are embarked on a precipitous, irreversible decline as a nation.

Lifting the Burden of Potential

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Helping Children Develop a Healthy Perspective on Achievement.

What's in my Child's Future?

By Elizabeth Elizardi M.Ed., MAPP
Are you curious and open to an uncertain future?

Signs and Omens: Are They For Real?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Signs and Omens - All in Our Heads?

Would You (Should You) Change History?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Man with an unconventional job travels through time.

Time Doesn't Always Fly When You're Time-Travelling

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Here's my review of Stephen King's latest: 11/22/63.

The Folly of Economic Forecasting and Analysis: Are You Kidding?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What is the psychology behind financial analyses? There's plenty.

The pitfalls of seeking happiness

By Jonathan Rottenberg Ph.D.
With happiness, be careful what you wish for

When She Woke: Futuristic Twist on The Scarlet Letter

By Jennifer Haupt
Q&A with author Hillary Jordan.

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

By Lara Honos-Webb Ph.D.
The three layers of love helps you decide

Tomorrow's Pain

By Mindy Greenstein Ph.D.
Pessimists can learn how to cope, too.

Thinking About Tomorrow to Guide You Today

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
The value of a future time orientation