A prison psychologist is accused in the escape of a convicted killer.
Scott Lillienfield on doubts about the positive psychology movement.
Your Lyin' Eyes: By now, you've probably heard that fingerprint evidence isn't all that it's been cracked up to be. Here's an interesting article on cognitive bias and fingerprint interpretation.
Pioneering brain plasticity researcher Michael Merzenich challenges E. O. Wilson on "exaggerated" nature-nurture claims.
How Do You Know? One of the most important lessons I learned in my clinical training was never settle for the first explanation that occurs to you. Generate multiple hypotheses, test them and look for the limitations in your conclusions. I was reminded of this when I read Dinah's comments on the tendency to jump to conclusions.
Not totally shocking: False memory propensity may be associated with recall of past lives.
Irresponsible or a different sense of responsibility? Wray Herbert on N.O. residents who refused to evacuate before Katrina.
Two heads better than one? Mind Hacks with a remarkable case study of a patient who thought he had two heads.