Psychology

Rolf Harris’ lack of remorse and the psychology of uncomfortable emotions

14 June 2015 18:29

A year into his sentence on 12 counts of indecent assault, it doesn’t look like Rolf Harris has developed much…

Why liberals want us to act like children

31 March 2015 9:05

Have you noticed how often adults – particularly of the earnest, nagging variety who work in the public sector –…

If Brooks Newmark didn’t want these photos leaked, why did he email them?

12 October 2014 15:16

So it now seems pretty clear to me that we can no longer send women photographs of our genitals without…

Amateur fantasies and professional realities

30 May 2013 10:05

As was to be expected, it rained. Drizzle was in the air at times yesterday when the Authors XI turned…

Crime and Guilt, by Ferdinand Von Schirach

9 January 2013 10:00

Tis the season for shopping mall scuffles. A man with a red face prized the last Magimix (steel, 600 rotations…

Interview: Jonathan Haidt on left vs right

20 April 2012 18:09

Why are Dennis Skinner and George Osborne locked in enmity? The answer, according to Jonathan Haidt, lies beyond the obvious…

The paradox of incentives

27 January 2012 9:21

Banker bashing has become something of a national pastime, and politicians have been quick to join in. But rather than…