Mirror, mirror: ‘Many psychologists believe we are hard-wired for self-conscious emotions such as shame’

How is it that a spot, a grey hair, or a bit of flab can crush the spirit so? For highly evolved beings, we still have a very primitive reaction to(...)

President Michael D Higgins: he might have been expected to understand the limitations of the role of president and, more specifically, not to use it as a platform to advance a political agenda

President Michael D Higgins gave a speech on economics at Dublin City University last week. Among many other things, he posed questions about the d(...)