Where do cultures come from? The answer is as old as life itself.
Sometimes conspiracy theories turn out to be true, like the one about how the CIA tried to use LSD to find a mind-control drug.
The Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams (MILD) was originally developed in the 1970s by the American psychophysiologist Stephen LaBerge.
Sex alters the brain in a variety of interesting ways.
How we talk about genes shows many are confused. Seductive stats illusions, iffy gene ideas, bad causology, and lax jargon, are creating a recipe for epistemic comedy (and genetic tragedy).
The idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing – is not supported by evidence.
The study examines students at a secondary school in Singapore, which leads the world in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) rankings.
Researchers believe it’ll interweave the internet, A.I., and the human brain in a way that will create a “second self.”
New research from UC Davis shows forty volunteers still experiencing cognitive gains seven years after an intensive retreat.
A new study echoes a key finding in a growing body of research on self-estimated intelligence: men tend to overestimate how smart they are.
Why are we so drawn to supernatural beliefs?
The results have implications for psychology, neurology, robotics and A.I.
Conspiracy theorising may be a symptom of a breakdown of trust in institutions like the government and the media.
What do puppies, world monarchies, and Abraham Lincoln have in common? Why, they're all part of our awesome series (drumroll, please) Random Fact Roundup!
A new report charges that there hasn’t yet been enough concerted research on what makes a person become a mass shooter.
The idea of self-actualization can seem like new-age woo. Where's the science behind it?
Always wanted to trip but don't want to risk brain damage? We might have a solution for you.
Social media addiction may be on the rise. Surprisingly, there’s been very little research on it.
A new study reveals that babies as young as one year old can think logically.
Self-actualization is a great goal, but how easy is it to actually reach?