Risky Is The New Safe

Spending time with people we agree with is a good way to avoid conflict. Watching news shows slanted towards our point of view is a good way to keep from getting too agitated. And reading books that explore the positions and opinions that mirror our own is a mighty...

Does Pretty Matter?

In his best seller Blink, Malcolm Gladwell writes about the veracity of the decisions we make quickly, arguing that millions of years of evolution have given us the perceptive skills we need to make instant choices, often without all the facts. One of his examples is...