Essential Reads

Why Is Lithium Good for Both Batteries and Bipolar Disorder?

By Paul Thagard Ph.D. on January 11, 2018 in Hot Thought
Understanding of how lithium works in a mental-health context has been slow to develop.

Media Coverage Can Change Minds

Identifying as American may be a key factor in how you respond to coverage of Trump's policies.

Does Love Always Win?

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on January 10, 2018 in In the Name of Love
Romantic love is a many splendid thing. A life without love is a miserable life. However, not everything is glowing in the romantic kingdom.

Diagnosing Trump: A Reply

By Gregg Henriques Ph.D. on January 08, 2018 in Theory of Knowledge
The issues of diagnosing President Trump are complicated, in part because there is no consensus on what constitutes a mental disorder to begin with.