Contributed by Wray Herbert

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The Heart of the Matter

Examining the forces that spawn monstrous behavior

In his new book, psychologist Philip Zimbardo, the researcher responsible for the famous Standford Prison Experiment, explores the nature of evil and explains... Read more

No Gurus Need Apply

A disciplined protocol for troubled teens

A professor skeptical of the clinical value of family therapy may be doing more to extend the legacy of systems therapy than anyone working with adolescents... Read more

Mental Steroids for Overachievers?

The debate over AD/HD meds takes a new turn

Paradoxically, the "misuse" of them isn't all that different from the use for which these drugs are intended and legitimately prescribed--to sharpen mental... Read more

Wray Herbert

Wray Herbert has been writing about psychology and human behavior for more than 25 years. He has been the behavioral science editor at Science News, the editor-in-chief of Psychology Today, health and science editor at US News & World Report, and a columnist for Newsweek, Scientific American Mind, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of On Second Thought: Outsmarting Your Minds Hard-Wired Habits.