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: 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.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The right-wing movement doesn’t deserve such a neutral description.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Our election was a big blow to our democracy from which we may not recover.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Fighting a pig, you will get dirty and risk becoming a pig yourself.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Non-learners are spin doctors for one cause only: Their right to claim to be right always.

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