Skip to main content

Behavior & Society2825 articles archived since 1845

How to Overcome Antiscientific Thinking

Convincing people who doubt the validity of climate change and evolution to change their beliefs requires overcoming a set of ingrained cognitive biases

July 13, 2018 — Douglas T. Kenrick, Adam B. Cohen, Steven L. Neuberg and Robert B. Cialdini

The Art of Lying

Lying has gotten a bad rap. In fact, it is among the most sophisticated accomplishments of the human mind. But how can one tell if a person is fibbing?

July 11, 2018 — Theodor Schaarschmidt

People Ration Where They Roam

An analysis of the movement of some 40,000 people suggests most of us frequent only 25 places—and as we sub in new favorites, we drop old ones. Christopher Intagliata reports.

July 2, 2018 — Christopher Intagliata