Fairness or Favoritism?

Fairness or Favoritism?

The whole idea of fairness is unhelpful, especially when we all use the word differently.
Mom and Dad Love Me Best (Are You Sure?)

Mom and Dad Love Me Best (Are You Sure?)

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Can favoritism be avoided?

Why We Should (and should have) Run the Marathon

By Ilana Simons Ph.D.
We should have run the NYC Marathon.

37 Quotes on Power

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn what well-known people had to say about power.

House Mice

By Laura Betzig Ph.D.
Freedom and Freedom to Move

Is This Singlism or a Smart Business Practice?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Is it ever OK to require singles to subsidize couples?

Learning to Make Bad Choices

By William R. Klemm Ph.D.
Creating bias by misplaced value assignment.

20 Quotes on Fairness

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn what these greats had to say about being fair.

Unholy Trio: Bullying, Cronyism, and Narcissism

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
How and why workplace bullies thrive

How Psychologists Promote Greed

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Do you hate greed in others and rationalize it yourself?

What's Fair? 2 Views of the Government's Role

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Americans can be proud of our diverse views of the role of government.

Keeping Perspective on the Presidential Election

By Deborah L. Davis Ph.D.
How to keep your cool as campaigns and their coverage reach fever pitch.

The Single Best Bit of $$ Advice for Single People

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Saving money and changing the world

Vote for the Infinite Game Player

By Susan L. Smalley Ph.D.
Obama is an infinite game player; Romney a finite player

Is Nepotism a Good Thing, or Bad?

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
What do employees think when a relative of the boss gets hired or promoted?

Mom Always Liked You Best

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
What impact does a sibling really have on our lives?

Celebrating Our Erotic Capital

By Deborah Anapol Ph.D.
It’s time we crones get the word out that crones are sexy.

Letting Go of What You Cannot Change

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Turn what you cannot change into peace and contentment with this very moment.

Broadwell + Petraeus: Younger Woman + Older Man

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
Nothing inspires you like the desire for recognition from an authority figure.

Obama, Romney, and the Battle of Body Language

By Howard Bloom
The hidden message of the presidential debates.

Shells, Shell Shock and Shellackings

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Democrats are right to feel vindicated but wrong about why

Empathy: Sister Simone, the Election, and Women

By Rita Watson MPH
Our culture of caring was nurtured by Carter, Clinton, Obama; does Romney care?

Appendage-itis: When You Love Too Much

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Too much people-pleasing and giving can backfire to wreck relationships.

Tolerance and the Search for Truth

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Controversy in the college classroom and beyond

The Hidden Cognitive Biases Affecting the Election

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How our gut instincts and brain fear centers affect our votes

How To Be A Jerk

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Anyone can be, no matter race, creed or political persuasion. Here's the secret.