There’s surprisingly little evidence that proves recommended courses are the best treatment.
"The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful alternative," said Professor Richard Allington.
A new study suggests that buying time-saving services leads to increased happiness.
The Job Guarantee is a policy proposal that would have the state function as an employer of last resort.
Will primetime philosophy work on German TV?
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Oxford historian Peter Frankopan on two millennia of the flow of germs, ideas, commerce, and more from East to West and vice versa.
Silicon Valley needs more diversity of thought and well-rounded thinkers. An interview with Scott Hartley, author of The Fuzzy and The Techie: Why the Liberal Arts Will Rule the Digital World.
“We’re coming to understand the basic building blocks of personality,” Dr. Fisher said.
A physicist demonstrates how life may be a predictable product of thermodynamics.
Men who consume over 67 grams of sugar are at an increased risk for depression and anxiety.
Rationality isn't the rule, it's rare. That's true of the sort of optimizing rationality that economists presume we all have (even though many economists themselves fall short of that standard).
Greatest job ever? NASA will pay six-figures to a Planetary Protection Officer.
Would you rather learn philosophy from James Franco or a professor of philosophy? Well, now you don't have to choose.
A study from Florida State University sheds light on the sudden urge some people feel to jump from a high place.
Kale contains lutein, a nutrient that may protect the brain against the cognitive effects of aging, according to a new University of Illinois study.
A paper argues that the younger generation is no better at technology and multitasking than older people.
There are four main traits of temperament and two subsets of each. Which are you?
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has introduced the Marijuana Justice Act, a federal bill that would nationally legalize marijuana.
Just because a distant body has ice doesn’t mean it’ll ever have liquid water.
"Currently, inflammation is considered a major factor in the development of depression, dementia, and other brain disorders," says Dr Drew Ramsey.