It’s never too late to consider switching to a career in science.
A video explainer about what opioids do to the brain that makes the drugs so hard to quit.
Feversham Academy in Bradford, England has profoundly improved its students’ performance by adding a lot more music to their curriculum.
Studies reveal behaviors that make people unlikeable.
New study says extroverts are more fatigued over time from social interaction than introverts.
A study finds that happen music enhances divergent thinking, and thus, creativity.
Education executive Jeff Livingston makes the case that our old higher-educational model is obsolete for our current reality.
Six destructive myths about depression and why they’re not true.
New studies show that friendships more often lead to happiness in old age than family.
When you have a decision to make, a behavioral psychologist suggests you ask yourself what you’d advise a friend making this choice.
Time-management tips from someone who should know how to reduce your cognitive load: a neuroscientist.
Visualization of how the average working American adult spends the days of his or her life.
Neil deGrasse Tyson suggests that longevity isn’t what concerns him so much as living what time he has well.
If people figured out how to get along before religion, asks Frans de Waal, do we really need it?
Alain De Botton talks about the danger of succumbing to “status anxiety” that leaves you caring too much how others judge your value.
Netflix’s new teen suicide drama has parents and many mental-health experts terrified.
Psychologists sort human personalities into five traits, each of which you can score high or low on.
Steven Kotler talks about the neuroscience about how flow state turns off time.
A new study tries to figure out who finds dark humor funny.
"My theory is true, if I do say so myself." SPOT stands for “Spontaneous Preference For Own Theories,” and it’s a newly identified cognitive bias.