Mark Droessler

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So far, we’re losing: Trump’s America is a serious downgrade on the old version

Lies, stupidity, “alternative facts” and sheer laziness: The Trump administration is already dragging us down<p>I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end.<p>That quote comes from Abraham Lincoln, one of our most intelligent presidents -- a man of …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Psychological Research That Helps Explain the Election

At the end of most years, I’m typically asked to write about the best psychology papers of the past twelve months. This year, though, is not your typical year. And so, instead of the usual “best of,” I’ve decided to create a list of classic psychology papers and findings that can explain not just …

Bayesian reasoning implicated in some mental disorders

From within the dark confines of the skull, the brain builds its own version of reality. By weaving together expectations and information gleaned …

Statistics

No more nostalgia: Fen Hampson on a realistic foreign policy

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals favour multilateralism and soft power on foreign policy—for now<p>Foreign affairs rarely dominate the early days of a new …

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Economics