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Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D.
Can we put an end to the scourge of misinformation? Research shows we can.
Does the Starbucks anti-bias training go against human nature?
Don't fall into the trap of Facebook, United Airlines, and Equifax. Use behavioral science-based strategies to avoid business disasters.
Research suggests the most important thing you can do to win at life is to not lose
Think that Trump's "Fake News Awards" are a joke? Think again: they are deadly serious.
Want to get irrational friends and family to accept the facts in conversations about politics? This blog offers research-based tips.
Censoring the CDC could result in more deaths, especially among the most vulnerable—babies and children.
Want to convince science deniers without arguing? A five-step research-based strategy can help.
Want peaceful and productive engagements with irrational family members over the holidays in 5 steps? You can't skip this article!
Our typical way of dealing with professional colleagues who deny reality is dead wrong. Learn a better method.
Concerned about Roy Moore? This post shows how his accusations are a systemic danger to our democracy.
Which politicians should you trust with your vote in the November 7 elections? Here is an easy way to tell who's trustworthy.
Can too much confidence be a bad thing?
We should be deeply concerned with the normalization of post-truth politics. Fortunately, psychological strategies provide a way to combat this problem.
Is the Trump administration's spin around the transgender directive gaslighting the transgender community?
Trump got almost everything wrong, except this one thing
Could your friends be causing you to make bad choices? Avoid this problem with a few tips from this piece.
Are you have trouble sticking to new behaviors? Read this post for some tips.
Want to protect yourself from regretting opening your heart and being charitable? This article can help you avoid making bad decisions about your generosity.
Warning! Your worldview may be undermining reason-based decision-making. This article can help you steer clear of that problem.
Don't let your friends take you for a ride! Learn how to avoid letting them manipulate you into making bad decisions.
Want to avoid stress over the holidays? This one weird trick goes a long way!
Tired of lies in politics? Here's a way to address the problem.
The science of wisdom can help us deal with turbulent political times!
Mainstream media needs to be careful about criticizing conservatives. You can help it be more oriented toward the truth by promoting the Pro-Truth Pledge!
Facebook Banned Another Political Activist - Myself!
How does Donald Trump uses wrestling tactics to get ahead? This article on the psychology of pro wrestling sheds some light on our "heel-in-chief."
It's hard to parse complex political accusations. Behavioral science provides a few easy tips on how to do so!
How can you change yourself and make the change stick? This article shows the way.
Research on the psychology of fundraising can help you avoid these 4 common mistakes!
Gleb Tsipursky, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Ohio State University.