Redefining Spirituality and Debunking Magical Thinking In the Modern Age
Advances in our understanding of cognitive processes are proving tremendous. When it comes to understanding consciousness, you might say the ghost in the machine is a chemical engineer.
Pascal's Wager has been betted on for three-and-a-half centuries. Was he asking the right question?
With a renaissance going on in psychedelic research, is making us better people included?
We know that both aerobic exercise and meditation help curb depression. What happens when these interventions are combined?
The placebo effect is real. Why don't many people agree?
We know the benefits about positivity. What about grumpiness?
Turns out terror attacks and political grandstanding are not increasing panic. It might just be a cooptation of our memory system.
While cupping hit the mainstream thanks to Olympic athletes, the practice has a religious history in Islam.
The California State Assembly named August Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month.
The GOP wants to repeal the Johnson Amendment, once again uniting church and state.
A new study from the Mayo Clinic revealed that only 2.7 percent of Americans live a healthy lifestyle. Perhaps the problem is their definition of healthy.
While progress has been made in understanding the mechanisms behind consciousness, a seemingly limitless neuronal interaction makes discovering a point of origin challenging.
Bill Nye changed his mind. Over a hundred Nobel laureates are combating Greenpeace. Will activists ever consider the science?
Over 3,000 studies have shown acupuncture to be no better than a placebo. Yet it has led researchers to discover something that might aid in pain relief.
Up to 70 per cent of runners are injured every year. Is this really necessary?
Sleeplessness and fatigue getting you down? Turns out the trick is respecting that big star in the sky.
A Kentucky photograph appears to show a soul leaving a body. Why do our brains assign metaphysical meaning to blurs?
Considering the recent Baton Rouge police shooting, the Middle-Eastern migration crisis, and the spike in extremism worldwide, it seems religion certainly isn’t helping.
Wilt Chamberlain dominated basketball. Yet given the chance to improve one critical element of his game, he let popular opinion override physics.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent out over a thousand letters warning public schools away from this creationist propaganda.