Pathology or Pseudo-Pathology?  What do racism, sexism, and obesity have in common?

Pathology or Pseudo-Pathology? What do racism, sexism, and obesity have in common?

One of my favorite concepts from my psychological training is the idea of a pseudopathology. A pseudopathology is any trait that was selected for through evolutionary pressures, that at one point was adaptive and due to rapid changes in environment…

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Human Behavior – Active vs Passive and the concept of a default state

Human Behavior – Active vs Passive and the concept of a default state

Before I get into this article too deeply, I want to make a comment on the distinction between an excuse and an explanation. As I fumble around with the ideas for this post in my head I realize that there…

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