Psychology

The Ubiquity of Metaphor

Across all cultures and languages, humans use metaphors to describe diverse concepts such as time, crime, emotions, and motion. But metaphors are more than just eloquent descriptions.

The Importance of Psychology in the Public Sphere

When I wrote an article for The Atlantic about a year ago arguing for the importance of a Council of Psychological Advisors, I was motivated by frustration that policy makers fail to take advantage of the best that psychology has to offer when it comes to formulating and implementing public policy.

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