Science writer and columnist for SLATE
Smile, even if you don’t feel like it. Especially if you don’t feel like it, in fact, because it will make you feel better. This is classic social psychology wisdom.
Sep. 1, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
For almost 20 years, “ego depletion” has been an accepted concept in psychology. It’s the idea that people have a limited amount of willpower, and it’s exhausted with overuse.
Mar. 8, 2016from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Massive audiences are tuning into the NFL playoffs with the Superbowl just three weeks away.
Jan. 14, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
People say that there aren’t season in Los Angeles, but we can all agree late autumn means one thing for Angelinos: fire.
Oct. 25from KCRW Features
The Easy Fire has burned more than 1,700 acres and is 10% contained. 26,000 people are estimated to be affected. Some 800 firefighters are on the scene.
Oct. 30from KCRW Features
It's time for Californians to give thanks... to PG&E.
Nov. 7from Zócalo's Connecting California
Hill's estranged husband was shopping the "real story" behind their divorce. Then private photos and text messages showed up on conservative website.
Nov. 1from KCRW Features
Comedian Laura Clery talks about acting, hitting rock bottom, and making her funniest viral video
Oct. 21from KCRW Features
Testimony this week added a lot of detail.
Oct. 25from Left, Right & Center
Some key polls spooked liberals one year away from the 2020 general election.
Nov. 8from Left, Right & Center
In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…
Nov. 6from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Fires in Southern and Northern California are forcing residents to evacuate. More than 1000 firefighters are on the scene of the Getty fire, hoping the weather will cooperate.
Oct. 28from Press Play with Madeleine Brand