Time-management tips from someone who should know how to reduce your cognitive load: a neuroscientist.
A new study suggests that sensitivity to the emotion of disgust affects one's attitudes on immigration.
Two addiction specialists believe we need to reframe the conversation around psychedelics.
Studying philosophy has had a major impact on the power players of Silicon Valley.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Author Mary Gaitskill on vulnerability, alienation, and Cerebus the Aardvark.
Our hands lead us to certain choices, according to Zachary Estes of Bocconi University.
Anxiety can be a force for good, writes Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chödrön.
Visualization of how the average working American adult spends the days of his or her life.
Want to think more creatively? Move your body, and move away from your emotional baseline—in any direction.
While some still believe it to be innate, psychologists think genius can be cultivated. Three key elements motivate you to do so.
Studies reveal the impact of strategic thinking on studying and other areas of life.
Neil deGrasse Tyson suggests that longevity isn’t what concerns him so much as living what time he has well.
A key cognitive bias isn’t a bug, it’s just operator error (and easily correctable by using reason as nature intended).
New research shows that bilinguals learn more efficiently and multitask better as well.
Nearly a half-century after Edward Abbey wrote Desert Solitaire, the book reminds us of the necessity of our national park system.
Maintaining a hopeful, optimistic attitude positively affects a person's health, academic performance, and relationships. But what makes someone hopeful or optimistic?
If people figured out how to get along before religion, asks Frans de Waal, do we really need it?
Five hundred years after the Reformation, a new book on Martin Luther reminds us how long the notion of a soul has influenced our lives.
A study suggests people act aggressively on their prejudices when they have plausible deniability.