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My 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

Nudge
Math, Weather and War
My profile of the remarkable Lewis Fry Richardson, pioneer of both meteorology and the study of conflict
Xenobiology
When we find intelligent aliens, how will we recognize them?
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