Misperceptions

Lies to Survive

By Jeff Wise

Why it’s so hard to size people up

The Thief of Individuality

By Marietta McCarty

Peel That Label Off My Back

Defying Cliches

By Stew

Musician and playwright Stew reflects on a youthful identity crisis.

Mascot Madness

By Shankar Vedantam

The dark side of Native American sports mascots