Winning At Life…By Not Losing

Caption: photo of woman playing tennis (Skeeze/Pixabay)   by Peter Livingstone   After hearing several references to a 1973 book called Extraordinary Tennis for the Ordinary Player by...

We Need to Address the Danger from Trump’s Fake News Awards

Donald Trump’s “Fake News Awards” for what he calls “the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media” have drawn mockery. However, behavioral science...
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An Incredible Gift to Corporations

President Donald Trump called the recently-passed tax bill “an incredible Christmas gift” for middle-class Americans. In reality, the tax bill takes money from the...
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The Truth-Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide

How do you know whether something is true? How do you convince others to believe the facts? Research shows that the human mind is...
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The Deadly Cost of Censoring the CDC

Caption: Photo of baby getting vaccinated (James Gathany, Judy Schmidt, USCDCP/Pixnio) Do you want your medical treatment to be based on science? The Trump administration...
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How to Talk Politics With Family Over the Holidays

Caption: People arguing (Wikmedia Commons) It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with family members about politics. How can you...
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How to Talk to a Science Denier without Arguing

Caption: man and woman in a conflict (Gratisography/Pexels) It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends and family who...
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How to Address Irrational Family Members Effectively Over the Holidays

Caption: photo saying “trust the lies, not the ‘truth’” (Thomas Guest/Flickr)   It’s the holiday season, which means plenty of opportunities for uncomfortable interactions with friends...
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Roy Moore’s Systemic Danger to Our Democracy

Caption: Image of supporting sign for Roy Moore’s senate campaign (Wikimedia commons)   Roy Moore's Systemic Danger to Our Democracy The front-runner candidate for Alabama Senate,...
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Which Politicians Should We Trust in the November 7 Election: The Pro-Truth Pledge

Caption: Image of US flag with “Vote” written on it (ZIPNON/Pixabay)   In these dark days of “fake news” and “alternative facts,” it’s hard to trust...