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Grad students are six times more likely to be diagnosed with depression than the general population.
The myths of an inhospitable land. Imposter Syndrome. That feeling when one of your characters unexpectedly murders another. Literary mage Neil Gaiman on the dark arts of fiction and everyday life.
A classic essay defines different ways to disagree, from the worst to the best, with lessons that ring true in our divisive times.
A college degree is still a well-trodden path to relative financial success. Even so, a college degree is no longer a guarantee of a secure job, or of any job at all.
"Nice and in control: the twin peaks of a good reputation...But since we are riddled with contradiction, this is not a simple story."
More overweight people are no longer trying to lose weight and the health implications are not good.
Friedrich Nietzsche is an influential thinker, but he is not without critics. One of the best of them is British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
Albert Camus was a Franco-Algerian philosopher with some great insights on the meaning of life, why you should look to this life and not the next, and why suicide is a poor choice.
It is possible to eat fast food and stay true to the keto diet. Just be wary of eliminating everything from life (and avoid the sauces).
Philosophers like to present their works as if everything before it was wrong. Sometimes, they even say they have ended the need for more philosophy. So, what happens when somebody realizes they were mistaken?
"Our kids are 'wired' for control. Our role as adults is not to force them to follow the track we’ve laid out for them; it’s to help them develop the skills to find their own way..."
Those at risk for breast cancer should pay particular attention.
Are we going about being happy all wrong? One Greek philosopher thinks so, and he has advice for you.
Generally people drink to either increase positive emotions or decrease negative ones.
Trying to figure out the meaning of life? Here are a few thoughts on the subject from some very famous American philosophers.
Worldwide studies are suggesting that children would much rather pretend to be grown-ups than pretend to be fantasy figures like Elsa or Spider-Man.
There are a number of different tests, including those developed by experts and free tools you can access online.
Psychology and philosophy have always been intertwined, what does one of the more famous philosophers have to say about how you think?
Having trouble finding the meaning of life? Nietzsche had the same problem. His philosophy offers us a few suggestions for finding the solution.