Disgust is a trendy, complex and fascinating area of psychological research
Laura KennedyIf you're tired of all the hand wringing about whether two utterly privileged people will get to keep free money and magic words before their names while developing a clothing line out of LA, I wrote a column on disgust, and a really weird bug I met.
Four years, and still I don’t know what to do on my mother’s anniversary
Laura KennedyI’m still getting tweets and emails about this column on grief. I wish I were better at predicting which ones will strike a chord. If you’re feeling disjointed by an anniversary, and or grieving, it may help. Or it may not - we’re all different.
Laura Kennedy: Free-speech tussles turn on whether we can withstand disagreement
Laura KennedyI attended a talk featuring @jowilliams293 at King’s College in London last week, after the university’s SU called for the cancellation of the event. Some thoughts about this and our universities generally
It seems that in order to discuss Canadian psychology professor Jordan Peterson at all, a person must declare her loyalties right away, pronouncing him either a messiah or a devil. The primary prob…
Laura KennedyYou may recall that I promised a long, detailed piece on Jordan Peterson’s ideas after my conversation with him last summer. Here it is @AreoMagazine. It is lengthy, but whether you like him or don’t, hopefully it helps with general confusion.
Join neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author Sam Harris as he explores some of the most pressing and controversial questions of our time.
Laura KennedyThis is worth listening to for Rebecca Newberger Goldstein alone. An excellent woman in philosophy. Her thoughts on the relationship between philosophy and science are so eminently reasonable.