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Why You Feel the Urge to Jump

The science and philosophy of looking down from a high place.

Why Power Brings Out Your True Self

Are you a tyrant or a servant?

This Is My Brain on Rock Climbing

The neurology of dread and desire on Half Dome.

Ingenious: Carl Erik Fisher

The meditative psychiatrist.

The Anatomy of Charisma

What makes a person magnetic and why we should be wary.

The Man Who Played with Absolute Power

A chat with the creator of the Stanford Prison Experiment.

Does Depression Have an Evolutionary Purpose?

Some psychologists believe suicide and depression can be strategic.

Against Willpower

Willpower is a dangerous, old idea that needs to be scrapped.

How to Be Lucky

It pays to imagine your life is on a winning streak.