Author: Paul Hershberger

Automaticity

by Volume 3, Number 2 Most people operate motor vehicles rather effortlessly, but for a moment consider how very complex this task actually is. Driving involves simultaneously processing visual, auditory, and kinesthetic stimuli. Movements of one’s head, arms, hands, legs,…

Affective Forecasting

by Volume 3, Number 1 As people make decisions about their futures, a major consideration is how they imagine they will feel about whatever is decided. People typically want to have positive emotions about their decisions (satisfaction, happiness) and avoid…

Friends and Colds

by Volume 2, Number 2 What do your friends have to do with you catching a cold? The obvious answer is that your friends may be carriers of a rhinovirus, so that you may catch a cold from one of…