The Conspiracy Theorist Next Door

We're all born believers in hidden causes and we're especially alert to threats—setting us up to take in all kinds of schemes. How to maintain healthy skepticism? Here are a few things to keep in mind when considering extraordinary claims.

The Roots of Conspiracy Theories

By Ilan Shrira
September 11th and the rise of paranoia.

What Your Beliefs Say About You

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D.
Who you trust is telling.

Epistemology and Entertainment

By Joachim I Krueger Ph.D.
Why we continue to draw false connections.

Explanations Everywhere, Even In Improv

By Tania Lombrozo Ph.D.
What seven pantless strangers teach us about the human mind.

I Wouldn't Trust Him to...(Fill in the Blank)

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about a good way to tell if he's faithful.

Is Graduate School a Ponzi Scheme?

By Michael W Kraus Ph.D.
Find out if pursuing a Ph.D. is in your best interest.