Stories by Jeremy E. Sherman

Jeremy E. Sherman, a contributor to Psychology Today, is an evolutionary epistemologist studying the natural history and practical realities of decision-making.  subscribe to Jeremy E. Sherman's feed

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: Psychology Today

How to pick better beliefs and feel better about the beliefs you’ve picked.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The list of authoritarian characteristics is pretty universal.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Things are not looking good for the long haul...

Posted on: Sep 2, 2014, Source: Psychology Today

I hate the excesses of tribal exceptionalism in all of its incarnations.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2014, Source: Psychology Today

The opposite can also be true of our preconceived notions of love and relationships.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Psychology Today

How we drive each other crazy in the name of love.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2014, Source: Psychology Today

Ever feel like you are treading water, exhausted, frantic, flailing? Who are you trying to save?

Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Burning Man culture is a much healthier alternative to New Age puritanism.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Impasses inevitably arise in any relationship. The question is how you negotiate them.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The greatest moral question is not how to be a saint, but how not to be a jerk.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why is it that so many people have the tendency to mount their high-horses after or during a trauma and never dismount again?