March 11 - 17

March 11 - 17

Read a few of the best posts from the past week, see essays on intelligence, the autopilot, animal behavior, and more.
Can Intelligence or Personality Compensate for Disadvantage?

Compensating for Disadvantage

By Jonathan Wai Ph.D.
A conversation with Brent Roberts on predicting life outcomes
Blame It on the Autopilot

Blame It on the Autopilot

By David Ludden Ph.D.
The role of routine in our daily lives
Animal Behavior and Social Media

Animal Behavior and Social Media

By David Dillard-Wright Ph.D.
Online interaction looks like the schooling behavior of fish.
Stress Mindset Tied to Physical and Mental Health

The Stress Mindset

By Sarah-Nicole Bostan, M.A.
How changing your mindset might stress
How to Talk About Politics in a Post-Truth World

Our Post-Truth World

By David B. Feldman Ph.D.
Fake news, alternative facts, and the evolution of political conversation
Technology's Battle for IQ, EQ, or Something Very Different

Technology's Battle for IQ or EQ

By John Nosta
Or something very different
Do Only Dead Fish Swim With the Stream?

Do Only Dead Fish Swim With the Stream?

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Sometimes romantic drifting is beneficial
My Favorite Psychology Study

My Favorite Psychology Study

By Glenn Geher Ph.D.
The good samaritan is in the situation.