Wild boars in the sewers of London. Augmented humans of the future. Jason's high school friend, celebrated children's author Jacob Sager Weinstein, on imaginary histories and possible futures.
In her new book, Creative Change, social psychologist Jennifer Mueller says everyone loves the idea of creativity even while we prefer the status quo.
Are you an important person? The answer you give may indicate to psychologists how narcissistic you are. Similarly, the culture you are born into plays an important role.
Just like obesity, weight-loss can also "spread like a virus."
A very useful Venn diagram illustrates this concept perfectly.
The virtual reality that's coming is like nothing we've ever experienced. Now's the time to decide what it's good for.
"Buddhist psychology and Western psychotherapy both hold out hope for a more flexible ego, one that does not pit the individual against everyone else in a futile attempt to gain total surety."
People get angry for all sorts of reasons, from the trivial ones (someone cut me off on the highway) to the really serious ones (people keep dying in Syria and nobody is doing anything about it). But, mostly,...
Do you ever act irrationally? You probably have. Let's take a look at how to fix that.
When you're in a midlife crisis, success can seem like failure.
Complex problems undermine the very principle of meritocracy: the idea that the ‘best person’ should be hired. There is no best person.
Another exiting week of commentary. Some real winners this week. Did you make the cut?
What is the what about the squat? And have we reached some sort of squatting vogue moment?
Have you ever been curious about how curiosity works?
If your vision is clear, everything is revelatory. The author of "My Struggle" on writing his way into life.
Neuroscientists are now starting to put TMR to work.
In her book, The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani Smith details the four pillars of meaning, arguing that they're much more important than chasing happiness.
Do we really believe everything we say? Are you always trying to establish the truth when you argue? This thought experiment will help answer these questions.
What does it really mean when something is "Dickensian"? Or "Kafkaesque"? Sometimes these words are overused to the point where they lose their meaning. Here's how these and 6 other words got their origin.
Some people naturally believe they’re thinner than they really are. Here's how to tell if you're susceptible.