Under most circumstances, the bones and cells protecting our brain are a blessing. But when it comes to delivering vital medicine to patients with disorders such as Alzheimer's, scientists have turned to creative solutions to infiltrate the brain's defenses.
If our present scientific achievements pale in comparison to the grand gestures of putting a man on the moon and building nuclear weapons, it may be that our capacity to tell imaginative narratives is suffering.
An international survey of school teachers has found that the vast majority believe in myths about the brain and wrongly adapt their lessons to accommodate these myths.
In most respects, neurology's attack on free will seems to have won the day, not the least reason being that randomness is a far cry from making free and intentioned decisions.
The nation's highest-profile technology companies are creating some unusual policies in order to encourage women to keep working through the peak of their childbearing years.
Having a much more interesting time with life than your peers is a recipe for social isolation, according to a report published in Psychological Science.
Decades of neuroscientific research may be culminating in treatment to help those with short attention spans overcome their lack of focus.
An Army Captain advocates for a rethinking of the way the U.S. military trains and promotes its leaders. He vouches for flexible planning, adaptive learning, and a stronger meritocracy.
Where college application season often means reaching for the stars, it's also important to maintain perspective about your financial limitations.
Thank you notes are great for following up with a prospective employer, reconnecting with an old friend, expressing gratitude for spectacular service, or just letting someone know you care.
Now that another Texas healthcare worker has contracted Ebola, and was allowed to fly commercial airlines before the diagnosis was made, health officials risk losing the public's trust.
New research suggests that drinking coffee has more to do with your genes than previously thought.
By meditating on having compassion for someone in your life, a new study suggests that you can become a more sympathetic person in as little as two weeks.
The more hours you put in at the office, the more likely you are to become obese, according to a new paper from the US Census Bureau.
The way our political parties approach freedom risks producing individuals who are slovenly free and in pursuit of their most base passions.