October 8 - 14

October 8 - 14

We're rounding up the best of the week. Read about serial killers, losing yourself, the relationship between sexism and jokes, and more.
Too Much Medical Care

Too Much Medical Care

By Alex Lickerman M.D.
Why too much medicine is just as bad as too little
Does Calling It a Joke Make Sexism More Acceptable?

How Humor Conceals Sexism

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Locker room banter or just sexism?
The President's Personality

The President's Personality

By Paul Ekman Ph.D.
What traits do we, or should we, value in a president?
Gaining Happiness by Losing Yourself

Gaining Happiness by Losing Yourself

By Marc Wittmann Ph.D.
How altered states of consciousness make you happy
Mental Health Care Could Look Really Different Soon (Or Not)

Mental Health Care Could Look Really Different Soon (Or Not)

By David Rettew M.D.
What the new ACO model could mean for patients and clinicians
Hunting the Japanese Hospital Serial Killer

Hunting the Japanese Hospital Serial Killer

By Joni E Johnston Psy.D.
Is a hospital worker killing patients?