February 10, 2012 Can you tell white wine from red? As Paul Bloom discusses in a recent book, you might be surprised by the answer. Alva Noë argues that examples such as this give us an opportunity to think anew about perception and its pleasures.
January 28, 2012 Everything from the size of your plate to the color of your food may be telling you to eat more than you actually need. The good news is you can use psychology to your advantage, if you learn a few tricks of the trade.
December 1, 2011 New research in psychology suggests that our favorite popular songs contain more messages about sex and reproduction than do less-favored songs. Is our evolved psyche at work here? Commentator Barbara J. King considers the evidence.