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Trolleyology in Oklahoma

Francis Levy | Posted 07.06.2014 | Crime
Francis Levy

Phiippa Foot was an Oxford philosopher, who just happened to be the granddaughter of Grover Cleveland. She was famous for the Trolley Problem, a conu...

Stanley Milgram in Oklahoma

Francis Levy | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime
Francis Levy

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections should have been part of Stanley Milgram's famed experiment at Yale. If you remember Milgram, a professor o...

10 Mind-Blowing Experiments That Will Change The Way You Understand Yourself

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.28.2013 | Healthy Living

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, ...

The Metamorphosis

Francis Levy | Posted 12.09.2013 | Science
Francis Levy

Let's say you see a water bug. You grab a piece of toilet paper and prepare to crush it. Sensing the cloud over its existence, the water bug scampers...

Use Your Own Brain (Career Advice With Extra Pickles)

Edward Muzio | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Edward Muzio

I must be getting old, because people are starting to ask for my advice. And not in the "where is the bathroom?" kind of way, either. It's more like "what do you wish you knew back when you started out?"

On "The Psychology of Evil"

Harold Schechter | Posted 03.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Harold Schechter

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoAs a true crime historian who has written about some of America's most heinous serial killers, I have encountered (thankfully only on paper) criminals whose enormities beggar the imagination.

Journeying From Evil To Heroism

Dr. Philip Zimbardo | Posted 03.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Philip Zimbardo

2013-03-08-PhilipZimbardo_2008stageshot1.jpgWhy did some kids give in and start down that slippery slope of evil, while others resisted and stayed on the right side of that line separating good from evil?

Salami Slicing a Way to Compliance

Craig K. Comstock | Posted 10.30.2012 | Crime
Craig K. Comstock

(Spoiler alert: if you want to see the movie called Compliance with no prior idea of the plot, stop reading now. If you feel you'd be enthralled by th...

Shocking Stunt on Tap for Artist Without a Country

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
 NYCity News Service

By ALVA FRENCH Oleg Mavromatti, a Russian performance artist and filmmaker in limbo in Bulgaria, wants your vote -- and he says his life could depend ...

What I Saw at "AmericaSpeaks": A Mind Control Experiment Gone Horribly Right

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

After much hype and buildup, the AmericaSpeaks "national town meeting" on cutting the deficit was held on Saturday. I watched the proceedings via web...

Six Degrees of Separation -- Becoming Fewer Through Social Media?

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

Twitter and other social networking devices are stretching the numbers of connections we make into the thousands.