The pharmaceutical industry excels at exploiting the free market by making recovery often inaccessible.
A recent study shows that children just 3 years of age learn how to deceive others for personal gain when exposed to competitive games.
A recent study examines the ways in which spouses affect an individual's tendency to pursue challenging and rewarded opportunities.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Biologist Richard Dawkins on speaking plainly, animal cruelty, Christopher Hitchens and so much more.
Imagine getting imperceptibly high, then playing Chinese strategy game 'Go'. This is the experiment the Beckley Foundation will run to test the value of LSD microdosing.
Though it looks promising, there are some issues to work out before it becomes widespread.
One study supports imposing artificial restrictions in order to goose creativity.
In his new book, Why Buddhism is True, Robert Wright admits he's bad at meditation—and that's part of his success.
Psychology professor Joseph Ferrari explains how to overcome procrastination.
We're more lonely than ever and this is horrible. Equally horrible? We can't bare to spend time alone.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comic Ari Shaffir talks about outrageousness in comedy, bipartisan e-rage on social media, and growing up and growing out of bad habits.
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A number of studies presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association verify yoga's role in curbing depression.
In his book, The Attention Merchants, Tim Wu claims we now worship celebrities like deities. This can lead to all sorts of problems.
Renowned linguist and public intellectual MIT Professor Noam Chomsky offers his take on the Trump administration and its troubles with Russia.
A new study suggests that buying time-saving services leads to increased happiness.
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.
Would you rather learn philosophy from James Franco or a professor of philosophy? Well, now you don't have to choose.