Redefining Spirituality and Debunking Magical Thinking In the Modern Age
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.
"If all that liberals can do in response is continue to lie about the causes of terrorism and lock arms with Islamists, we have some very rough times ahead," writes Sam Harris.
Regardless of truth, the best storyteller wins: how else could a quarter of Americans, many struggling financially, ‘relate’ to a billionaire real estate mogul?
Physician Danielle Ofri argues that honest conversation is the most powerful mechanism for healing.
In eleven states the number of nonmedical exemptions are increasing.
According to Tali Sharot, our innate optimism bias is necessary, but needs to be taken in doses.
Does a shot of espresso before walking into an exam make a difference?
A global risk report by the World Economic Forum lists populism and social division among the top five trends that will determine global markets in 2017 and beyond.
Dying is expensive, but it shouldn't be so.
Joe Camel didn't want you to know about the secret ingredient to his success.
A new Yale-Harvard study categorizes gun violence as a social contagion and a public health epidemic. If nothing changes, over 33,000 people will die at the end of a gun this year in the United States.
Just like alcohol, nicotine and other narcotics, sugar tickles our dopamine receptors in just the right way, inspiring our brain’s reward system. How will this end for us?
In his new book, James Hamblin looks at how we treat our bodies, internally and externally.
100 million American suffer from chronic pain. Many need to look beyond opioids to manage it.
A new study reports that 32,000 lives could be saved annually if every doctor in the U.S. was female. What can this teach medical institutions about best practices?
Psychologist Bruce Hood argues that superstitious thinking is a natural part of human cognition and should not be so quickly dismissed.