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The Blog
Mind Matters is about why people do what they do, how we know things (including how we know why people do what they do) and what we should do with this expanding collection of evidence about human behavior.

The Book
Us and Them: The Science of Identity came out in paperback, with a new preface, in 2008.

Want an autographed copy of the book? Email me (address above left) and I'll send you a signed book plate.














Recent Writing

Secrecy
The mind is biased to see secret information as better than open knowledge.
Obesity
How Not to Think About Obesity
Fiction
Ghastly gastronomy, as published in Nature
A genomic nightmare
Us and Them 2008 Edition
Preface to the Paperback Edition
Essay
Are we really running out of attention?
Is it always the lone maverick who's right, when s/he refuses to play along? That's how American psychologists have taught it, but recently they have been taking another look at conformism.
Other Species