Tagged: Leon Festinger

Why won’t scientific evidence change the minds of Loch Ness monster true believers? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jun 07, 2018

Artūrs Logins, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences You may have noticed a curious recent announcement: An international research team plans to use state-of-the-art DNA testing to establish once and for all whether the Loch Ness monster exists. Regardless of the results, it’s unlikely the test will change the mind of … Read More

Secrets, Spilled Soup and Schadenfreude - Guest Work

Jean Balchin Jan 11, 2018

Imagine, if you will, a cold, blustery day in the city. With the wind howling and the rain coming down in horizontal sheets, the interior of the bus seems positively luxurious. From your vantage point on the plush red seats, you watch as a bedraggled young man runs towards the bus stop, arms flailing and suitcase flying. Just as he … Read More