August 16-22

Read the best of what our bloggers had to say this week, on Ferguson, ISIS, impatience, and more.

Life in the Wrong Part of the Brain

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
Stress and outside influences make us revert. But you can rise above.

The One Thing You Should Look For in a Partner

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Someone may have 10 or 20 of the qualities on your list. Only this one matters.

Smart People, Dumb Decisions

By Ira Hyman Ph.D.
Being smarter leads to critical thinking but bad decisions.

Adolescence and Impatience

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
A great contributor to tension between parent and teenager is mutual impatience

Teaching Ferguson

By Sarah Rose Cavanagh Ph.D.
A collection of links and ideas for teachers of psychology

ISIS Savagery Explained

By Ian H. Robertson Ph.D.
Five reasons why human beings are capable of savage inhumanity.