Many issues stand against a mission to Mars: fuel, landing, and sustaining life on the red planet are just a few. But scientists say that the astronauts that depart will not be the same — the structure of their brains will change.
Writing is a recent innovation in the history of human evolution. So, how then is it that our brains organize this skill?
"To do successful research, you don't need to know everything; you just need to know one thing that isn't known."
Psychologists think there's another reason behind the scorn atheists face, and it's fear. Atheists make some people confront the idea there may not be everlasting life after death.
"No ruler is ever really dethroned by his subjects. No hand but his own ever takes the crown from his head. ... When he ceases to lead ... the revolt which casts him from power is only the outward manifestation of...
When we have smaller portions, we tend to savor the food more, eating more slowly, making the dish and the experience just as satisfying.
If children are given healthy options on restaurant menus, they'll pick healthy options. What's more, revenue won't suffer; according to a recent study, it went up.
Why does our belief in the ability of drugs to enhance the achievements of artists stop with artists? Isn't reaching new physical heights just as inspiring as a lyric that tells us some truth creatively?
By the 1960s the two most criticized art forms in America were modern art and television. Some critics called modern art mystifying junk, while others targeted TV as anything from trash to a threat to democracy. ...