Stories by Ethan Watters

Ethan Watters, a contributor to This American Life, Mother Jones, and Wired, is the author of Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche. subscribe to Ethan Watters's feed

Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: Pacific Standard

It's easy to blame Big Pharma and the DSM for creating trendy mental illnesses, but the real problem is psychiatry's blindness to culture.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: Pacific Standard

Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way human behavior and culture is understood.