Stories by Jeremy Sherman

Jeremy Sherman is an evolutionary epistemologist studying the natural history and practical realities of decision making. Read his work at Psychology Today. subscribe to Jeremy Sherman's feed

Posted on: Jun 28, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Believing in oneself is not what makes us good; it often makes us powerfully bad.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Our president is an extreme case, but no one is immune to the authoritarian urge.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: Psychology Today

And how to get both wings to fly together.

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives play at caring about a level playing field while tilting it aggressively their way.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2017, Source: Psychology Today

It’s not just the science-denier's fault. It’s also science’s Achilles' heel.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The libertarian myth is debunked.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Mind candy for people who aren't afraid to think.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

A window into a tempting tendency in human nature.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

There's no simpler, faster way to feel perfectly great about yourself.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Using psychology to cope with the effects of our current president.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It's a tricky game to argue with a know-it-all, commander-in-chief and otherwise.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Think of our president as a hoarder. But instead of objects, he collects victories and vendettas.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Your introduction to the resistance.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The art of deciding when you're talking to a brick wall.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

How we fall into infallibility battles.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The freedom to ignore reality and live like a know-it-all.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The art of deciding when you're talking to a brick wall.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Fake pity, morality policing and mock interrogation are just a few tell-tale indicators.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Understanding the distinction is vital to our ability to deal with difficult people.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Time to end the charade.

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