3Qs: Our fascination with mystery

Psy­chology pro­fessor John Coley dis­cusses how the need for expla­na­tion can drive society—and per­haps the media—to be con­sumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Air­lines Flight 370.

It’s no mystery

Eng­lish pro­fessor and acclaimed pop­ular nov­elist extracts his best story ideas from pop cul­ture and his own experience