The Search for Therapy in the Bible Belt
The rise of faith-based counseling in America's most Christian regions has left non-believers seeking mental health care without many options. This article asks what, if any, role religion has in the field of mental health. Read more.
Big Ideas Can Still Change the World
It's easy to get caught up in what you want an answer to be as opposed to the correct answer, argues the author of this piece. We just can't lose sight of the power of big ideas to change the world. Read more.
Self-Help is Magical, and That's Why It Works
When a psychologist wanted to improve his tennis game, he finally caved and delved into self-help books. In this piece, he examines how the $11 billion industry measures up to empirical psychology. Read more.
Why Is My Life So Hard?
Most of us feel we face more headwinds and obstacles than everyone else, which breeds resentment. But we also undervalue the tailwinds that help us, which leaves us ungrateful and unhappy. This podcast from Freakonomics examines how we can avoid this trap. Read more.