Most people believe you can win an argument with facts - but when "facts" are so often subject to doubt, are personal experiences trusted more?
Study confirms the existence of a special kind of groupthink in large groups.
Imagine Heraclitus spending an afternoon down by the river...
A 2020 study published in the journal of Psychological Science explores the idea that fake news can actually help you remember real facts better.
What speech is harmful, how do we know, and what do we do if we find out?
There are many reasons why this could be true.
Master negotiator Chris Voss breaks down how to get what you want during negotiations.
The proposal calls for the American public to draft two candidates to lead the executive branch: one from the center-left, the other from the center-right.
There are ways to engage with someone with whom you don't agree.
If you're right all the time, you're probably doing something wrong.
Practicing Socratic ignorance, or avoiding certainty of our own knowledge, diminishes inequality and pushes us in our search for wisdom.
You can't really have an opinion if you don't know all sides of the argument.
Taking time for thoughtful consideration has fallen out of fashion, writes Emily Chamlee-Wright. How can we restore good faith and good judgement to our increasingly polarized conversations?
Considering strands of liberalism and how each determines right from wrong.
The key to changing hearts and minds for a better world? Lead with love, says Senator Cory Booker.
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Our opponents' objections to our ideas often contain insight as to how we can better refine them.
A guide to keep conflicts from flaring up while you pass your uncle the pumpkin pie.
Why campuses are becoming polarized — and what we can do about it.
When it comes to scholarly engagement, what kinds of critique are considered appropriate and acceptable?
Being precise about our ideas doesn't just allow us to have better conversations, it's also an incisive way to learn.
How do you say "spiel"? Whether you say "shpeel" or "speel" may have to do with how you vote.
Sometimes, academic expression can make people uncomfortable. But this tension is a feature, not a bug.