Which is worse? Alcohol or marijuana?
Is consciousness everywhere? Is it a basic feature of the Universe, at the very heart of the tiniest subatomic particles? Such an idea – panpsychism as it is known – might sound like New Age mysticism, but some...
For teens, finding help alone can prove all but impossible. But is mental health skewed towards the white, young, and affluent? The need for a simple method to help these teens is clear, and urgent.
Social observers are particularly attuned to braggadocio. What do you think of a person who claims to be a better driver, performer or lover than average? Is this person better described as confident or cocky;...
From illegal stimulants to formaldehyde, toxins are freely sold in supermarkets everywhere. Where is the FDA?
"The value of a college education is not the learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think," Albert Einstein said. So go back to school, Ivy League style.
USC successfully tests an implanted memory prosthesis that improves biological human memory.
Researchers develop a next generation technique to control individual neurons in the brain, paving a new road towards curing brain disorders.
Boredom has benefits. New research finds that device-free solitude deactivates high arousal emotions while reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
Previous studies suggest that intuitive thinking and spirituality are intertwined. Researchers put this to the test.
In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
In a new meta-analysis of ten studies, probiotics are proving useful in decreasing symptoms of anxiety.
A startup with a $100 million investment wants to implant chips into human brains to enhance their abilities.
Scientists didn’t know why the sleep deprived experienced cognitive lapses, until now.
One day in 1995, a large, heavy middle-aged man robbed two Pittsburgh banks in broad daylight. He didn’t wear a mask or any sort of disguise. And he smiled at surveillance cameras before walking out of each bank....
A new study explains why some people seem to be better than others at ridding their minds of intrusive thoughts.
Researchers tracked academic achievement, social cognition, executive function, and creativity in a longitudinal study of kids across the socioeconomic spectrum.
Music is our oldest and most cherished ritual. How we treat it is reflective of who we are.
The idea is just as ‘crazy’ as Einstein telling us that time slows down at high speeds, or Darwin saying that our ancestors were apes.
Is moral superiority the reason American society is so polarized?