Hard to Believe Conditions that Discredit Victims of Sexual Assault 
and Sanction Esteemed Offenders

In Greek mythology, Cassandra is the beautiful young mortal pursued by the god Apollo. To convince her to give into his advances, Apollo promises to bestow upon her the gift of prophecy. Although Cassandra is... Read More

Adrift At Sea A Clash of Cultures,
 A Question of Faith

Seven days adrift in the Indian Ocean on a broken-down motorboat, 
two American women and two Indonesian fishermen face massive swells, intense sun, and a dwindling supply of food and water. With no land in... Read More

Good or Bad to the Bone? How Human Genetics Affect Empathy

Meet Sally and Ann. Sally has a basket. Ann has a box. Sally puts a marble inside her basket and goes outside to play (where she can no longer see her basket). While Sally is... Read More

Fighting Post-Truth

Excerpted from Post-Truth by Lee McIntyre, published by The MIT Press, March 2018. Copyright: 2018 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All rights reserved.   “We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the... Read More

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