Redefining Spirituality and Debunking Magical Thinking In the Modern Age
Guy Garcia tackles the future of technology in his new novel, Swarm.
In his new book, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson argues for more disfluent feeds in our social media diet.
"Shut up and take my money" isn't just a meme anymore, it's the way people are increasingly choosing to access art, news, and culture.
A "new" field of medicine called chronotherapy demonstrates that following nature's cycles, as our ancestors did, is integral to proper biological and cognitive function.
Percy Shelley's 1811 essay, "The Necessity of Atheism," still speaks volumes today.
New research shows that more Americans are giving up on weight loss. How can we change this trend?
As John Hopkins, Duke, Yale, and others integrate yoga and acupuncture, will it harm or help patients?
Yuval Noah Harari warns that the constant pursuit of happiness is neurotic—and technology isn't helping.
A spoonful of sugar has always made the medicine go down – but shouldn't we be asking whether we need this type of medication in the first place?
Cognitive scientist Guy Claxton believes we should think of our entire body as our brain.
If you think we're talking about someone else, don't be so hasty. One study highlights how the vast majority of people choose ignorance over knowing.
There’s only medicine that works and medicine that does not, writes Paul Offit.
Pluripotent stems cells might be the key to creating reliable lab-grown meat.
Yale psychologist Paul Bloom suggests a bit of reason in your feeling in his new book, Against Empathy.
In one of the best examples of free education this year, Pixar has released a six-part online course called 'The Art of Storytelling'.
Our increased dependency on antibiotics creates more resistant bacteria. How will we outwit these bad actors?
Is there such a thing as boredom, or is it an all-encompassing term for a variety of root causes like apathy, frustration, or depression?
In a time when many agencies and researchers are threatened, let's remember how the scientific method originated.
A California man is suing Apple for not enabling a lockout feature on iPhones. He's not the only one.
Certain sounds, like chewing, drive misophonia sufferers mad. New research might have found a neural misfiring.