Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad

From time to time I defend hunting on this site, as I did in my post this week about wild pigs. But that doesn't mean I defend all hunting. This week I learned we have reached the 7th anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famous male lion in Zimbabwe shot by a paying trophy … Continue reading Rescuing Nature | the Return of Cecil | when hunting goes bad

Rescuing psychology | The Big Five Personality Traits | Shouldn’t it be the Big Ten?

Let's look at the enigmatic “Big Five Personality Traits" again. They aren't new. The idea began in United States Air Force in the 1950s, then psychologist J.M. Digman proposed the "five factor model" of personality in 1990. Human resource departments in large corporations have been using it for a long time to assess potential employees. … Continue reading Rescuing psychology | The Big Five Personality Traits | Shouldn’t it be the Big Ten?