Out of ease, comfort, or inertia, our lives are made up largely of patterns. How do we re-examine them so we can let our minds guide our hearts?
We are “cooperative breeders,” since we do not raise our children by ourselves, but rely heavily on a range of others to help us.
Using baseball to teach how it’s possible to love one group without hating another.
While modern parents may bring complaints about infant crying to pediatricians, ancient parents turned to experts in magical arts.
One way to see the WEIRDness of Westerners is through their parenting practices.
The ability to understand how emotions affect our and others’ decisions is a big part of spirituality.
Why are humans religious? As an aspiring rabbi, this is a central question of my life.
Once we have set down a certain path, human nature makes it increasingly difficult to reverse course.
How can we hold onto the changes we strive for? Look for “bright spots.”
As the late British theoretical physicist Sir Charles Frank once said, “Crystals are like people: it is the defects in them that make them interesting.”