How Uncertainty Makes Us Think Like Rats on Meth

Believing others intend to harm you defines paranoia. Most people have occasional paranoid thoughts. Our minds are notorious for dysfunctional thinking—especially the kind we often fail to notice—but the recent surge in sincerely believed conspiracy theories has left many wondering what makes us more likely to believe paranoid conspiracies.

Should all Americans wear masks?

Photo by visuals on Unsplash Emerging research indicates that masks may reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and the public should consider wearing fabric masks during Phase One of the COVID-19 outbreak response. Newsweek summarized a wealth of expert opinions including WHO, CDC, and Johns Hopkins. The CDC is currently considering recommending face coverings in public. Americans […]