Should you respond to that suspiciously attractive suitor on OkCupid? Should you invest your money in a “too-good-to-be-true” land deal? Before you trust anyone, listen to Maria Konnikova talk about the history and psychology of cons.
Do you believe that the illuminati run the world? That there was a second gunman? That everything is not what it appears? Well, even if you don’t, conspiracy theories help shape our world. Here's a look at the psychology behind them.
It’s very unlikely that you will be killed by a far-off terrorist group. So why do we worry about it so much? National security expert Juliette Kayyem explains what we should — and shouldn’t — be afraid of.
Using methods that were pioneered by the campaigns of George W. Bush and further developed in Barack Obama’s bids for the White House, the Clinton campaign has been using big data to get a detailed picture of individual voters.