We're thrilled to be bringing The Floating University to Big Think. Here's number two on our list, featuring Harvard linguist Steven Pinker.
Does God give believers a mental health boost? Two psychologist argue that it's just not so--atheists are just as emotionally stable as those with religion.
"All I insist on, and nothing else, is that you should show the whole world that you are not afraid. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak—and speak in such a way that people will remember it."
The Second World War was a moral and societal nadir. The conflict's incomparable horrors ensure its continued relevance in art, storytelling, and the general cultural zeitgeist.
Can a website's design help persuade readers of the page's message? Researchers think so, and they say it's all about how readers interact with the site.
Have you ever emerged from the supermarket and wondered why you bought so many things not on your list? Congratulations, you've likely been manipulated!
Students may need to sleep on a lesson before they are able to fully comprehend and apply the new information they've learned.
How much does a free app cost users in memory, data usage, and battery life? Turns out the ads within those free apps can consume 16 percent more energy and 22 percent more memory, and that's just the tip of the...
The forgotten aspects of art history will always be the most intriguing. Digging up the dead storylines of art history, whether in the distant or the recent past, will never end, mostly thanks to forces that...