Another Year, Another Failed New Year’s Resolution…or Is It?

In past years, I’ve railed against the annual tradition of setting a New Year’s Resolutions. I stand by the belief that anything worth doing is…

Ancestor Worship versus Progress: An Unpleasant Lesson from the Trump Presidency

Why are people resistant to change? Amongst the popular theories are fear of the unknown, self-doubt, and unfamiliarity of the “big picture.” These are all…

LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick By Brick

I could not be more excited about today’s release of the book LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick By Brick. It explores philosophical ideas through…

Is Logic for Losers? Persuasion, Influence, and Biased Assimilation Effect

When engaging in a heated debate, how do you convince your opponent to abandon their stance and jump onboard yours? Most of us try to…

The Easiest Way to Change Behavior with Craig Ferguson

There is so much written about the ways a leader can enact behavior change. We can discuss the power of social norms, habit formation, change…