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hiding in yellow mist

Storytelling is all the rage these days — and everyone seems to have a life narrative. But not philosopher Galen Strawson. He says life stories often create an inauthentic version of ourselves.

reading a story

Can a better life story make you happier? Psychologist Tim Wilson thinks so, and he describes a technique he calls "story-editing" to create a more hopeful and meaningful life narrative.

Typewriter

Psychologists say telling a good life story can make you happier. But do we also create an inauthentic version of ourselves if we turn everything into a narrative?

Groundhog

Groundhog Day co-writer Danny Rubin talks about writing the story and the film's enduring impact.

A field full of small American flags

Is bullying a public issue baked into America's DNA?

Snake head with red eye

David Pizzaro explains how disgust shapes our moral reasoning.

Eggs and bacon shaped like a skull and crossbones

Journalist Christa Weil has a taste for food that's on the challenging side.

Taco with chapulines (grasshoppers) and beans

What's the new trend in sustainable, eco-friendly food? Bugs! Entomologist Arnold van Huis explains.

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