Two on Cons: The Confidence Game and Confident Women

The Confidence Game, by Maria Konnikova (Viking, 2016) Psychologist Konnikova takes a pop psych look at a subject so many of us find magnetically fascinating - con artists and why their manipulations work. She breaks down some of the psychology behind cons and the beliefs and tendencies in the average person that these play to,... Continue Reading →

A Couples Therapist Breaks Down the Psychology — and Potential — of Infidelity

Book review: The State of Affairs, by Esther Perel (Amazon / Book Depository) Almost everywhere people marry, monogamy is the official norm and infidelity the clandestine one. So what are we to make of this time-honored taboo—universally forbidden yet universally practiced? Reading the overhyped and even troubling Three Women, I found myself most interested in... Continue Reading →

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