Stone Age Brain

Rick Shenkman is the author of "Political Animals:  How Our Stone Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics" (Basic Books, 2016). You can sign up for Rick's blog! Just submit your email address below and you'll receive an email every time he blogs. It's free. Your email will never be sold or transferred.

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  • C-SPAN Interview: Book Discussion on Political Animals

    by Rick Shenkman

    Author Rick Shenkman talked about his book, Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics, about how voters' instincts are a factor in the 2016 presidential campaign.

  • Your Brain on Politics (Video)

    by Rick Shenkman

    What we need to know about the brain to protect ourselves from manipulative politicians. By Rick Shenkman

  • Trump’s Genius

    by Rick Shenkman

    He understands this one important truth about politics.  The election is not about him, it's about us and our feelings. -- Rick Shenkman
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