Got Faith?

Navigating the line between reason and belief.

The Search for Proof:

By Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
The psychology of Jesus in the bacon.

Faith and Reason Don't Need to Conflict

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
The more you know the more you don't know.

Prejudice Against Atheists

By Art Markman Ph.D.
People think atheists are untrustworthy.

Magical Thinking

By Matthew Hutson
Even hard-core skeptics can't help but find sympathy in the fabric of the universe.

Addiction Wars: Meaning and Purpose v. Disease

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
If purpose and meaning are the cures for addiction, is it a disease?

Cotton Candy for the Masses

By Stephen T. Asma Ph.D.
Another #1 bestseller about the afterlife reveals our psychological sweet tooth

America, Land of the Irrational

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Superstition -- and superstitious science -- are rife in Ameica

The Fighter's Fault Fallacy

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
The dumb but convenient rule that all fighters are equally at fault

Bad News for Atheists

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Sally Quinn's spiritual journey to nowhere

Resilience, Coping, and Faith: How Our Beliefs Help Us During Hard Times

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Can faith pull you through a crisis?

Choosing to Believe?

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Thoughts on choice, faith, and reason.

Chicken Little Vs. The Ostrich Burying His Head In The Sand

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Two birds; one stone cold stupid theory about calm's correlation to competence

The curse of the herd

By Gwen Dewar Ph.D.
What does it mean to grow up in a society that permits no strays?

Can religion really keep us safe?

By Clay Routledge Ph.D.

"When God Wept": An Intriguing Fictional Hybrid

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Can a disillusioned, almost bitter skeptic learn to affirm life as it is?

Humility and Faith

By Noah benShea
In order to take a breath, we have to release our breath.

Play Makes Us Human III: Play Is the Foundation for Religion

By Peter Gray Ph.D.
To have faith is to make believe.

Opening the Mind: Where Skepticism and Superstition Meet

By Scott A. McGreal MSc.
Openness to experience is associated with both rationality and mystical beliefs.

The Secret for People Who Don’t Believe in VooDoo

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
If you find wishing on a star difficult to swallow...


By Candy Gunther Brown Ph.D.
How do sufferers perceive healing prayer?

What Is Karma and Why Should it Matter to Us?

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Karma refers to planting behavioral seeds that turn into lifelong habits.

Which Religions Are Welcoming to Singles? Part III: Christian Ministries

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Religious scholar discusses the place of singles in Christian ministries

Are Religious People Healthier?

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Or can religion be blamed for bad health?

Devils, Demons and Dybbuks: Possession, Exorcism and Psychotherapy

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
What is the Dybbuk?

The Psychology of Spirituality

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Religion traditionally provides a structure for spiritual experiences.

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Helpful Reminders During Challenging Times

Surprised by the Light: Lessons from a Junkyard

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
Gems of spiritual life turn up in the most unexpected places.

Live Longer by Practicing Forgiveness

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Forgiveness can help you feel better, and even lengthen your life.

The Many Voices of the Happily Godless

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Rationalism makes sense, says a chorus of quirky atheists.

The Real Reason Atheists Have Higher IQs

By Nigel Barber Ph.D.
Is atheism a sign of intelligence?