The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds

The science of crowd-sourcing, the herd mentality, and groupthink.

Crowdsourcing: Improving Psychology Research?

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Can crowdsourcing speed up data collection and get the public more involved?

Verbal Abuse of Children: What Can You Do About It?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Have you been a silent bystander? Would you speak up for the child?

Using the Wisdom of the Crowd in a Computer Game

By Jim Davies Ph.D.
How does the mind represent the sizes of things?

When Crowd-Sourced Wisdom Becomes Collaborative Heroism

By Dana Klisanin Ph.D.
Through recognizing the proactive pursuit of noble goals we encourage them

Would You Have Done it Better? Four Ways to Tell

By Nate Kornell Ph.D.
It's good everyone's got an opinion, but why are some people so certain?

Is Divorce Contagious? Maybe It’s Something Else That’s Catching On

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Do friends let friends divorce?

Mourning Online

By Robin Marantz Henig
The website "Modern Loss" offers a fresh perspective on grief.

A Transhumanist Explores a New Type of Community

By Zoltan Istvan
Interview with Zero State founder and transhumanist Dr. Amon Twyman.