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Culture of Greedy Mind Readers

Lisa Zunshine | Posted 12.03.2012 | Science
Lisa Zunshine

Most of the time we are not even aware that we are attributing thoughts and feelings to people. Sure, afterwards I construct elaborate clauses about what I thought about what you thought about what I thought. But when it's happening, it's fast, messy, and mostly nonverbal.

Dealing With Holiday Office Party Anxiety

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 02.18.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

I want to go to a workplace party this Christmas, but the idea of standing in a crowded room on my own fills me with dread.

PBS' 'This Emotional Life': Are We Born With 'Innate' Ideas?

Dr. Seth Pollak | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Seth Pollak

Rather than lots of fancy features, it is likely that what humans enter the world with is a general ability to learn. We have an amazing ability to be able to pick up on various things and group them together.