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Bering in Mind

Bering in Mind

A research psychologist's curious look at human behavior

Morality Stinks (Especially If You're Gay)

© Charles M. Schulz There are very few things that I can complain about regarding my childhood. I had wonderful parents. Lovely people, really. And this makes their heinous breach of parental olfactory responsibilities all the more incomprehensible.

January 20, 2012

"Dear Jesse, I like very young girls."

And the Gold of Their Bodies 1901 Paul Gauguin (1848-1903 French) Oil on canvas Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France   Dear Jesse, I am a non-practicing heterosexual hebephile and I think most men are and find living in this society particularly difficult given puritanical, feminist, and parental forces against the normal male sex drive.

December 22, 2011

Half Dead: Men and the "Midlife Crisis"

If you ask a person when “middle age” begins, the answer, not surprisingly, depends on the age of that respondent. American college-aged students are convinced that one fits soundly into the middle-age category at 35.

October 3, 2011

18 Attributes of Highly Effective Liars

Niccolò Machiavelli might well have titled his 16 th -century Dell'arte Della Guerra (" The Art of War ") as The Art of Lying , since verbal deception—mainly, how to get away with it—was so central to his political psychology.

July 7, 2011 — Jesse Bering

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