A day after forecasters unanimously predicted a snowstorm of epic proportions for New York City, and the mayor ordered eight million people to stay off the roads, the predictions failed to materialize. The city received inches of snow rather than the feet predicted. A good thing, to be sure, but how did such dire predictions miss the mark?
What do our brains look like when we read aloud? What about when we read to ourselves? To your brain, it's the same thing.
Is it too complicated to squeeze helping others into your schedule? Be guilty no more. “Now, there is an app for that,” jokes Hans Jørgen Wiberg in his TEDxCopenhagen talk, before he introduces Be My Eyes, a...
The degree to which the online abuse occurs could necessitate anything from a simple Facebook block to, in more dire cases, a call to the police.
Being bilingual does offer cognitive benefits. Exactly what those benefits are, however, may have been overstated and misconstrued.
Messy workspaces have their benefits--some research suggests that the clutter makes people more creative. But there's another aspect to the clutter, which may be undermining your ability to persevere through a...
How self-aware we are during the day can affect how we experience dreams, possibly helping us achieve states of lucid dreaming.