Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson draws from Darwinian theory to posit the appearance and characteristics of an extraterrestrial life form. "E.T. is out there," says Wilson, and their more like us than we may realize.
Having job authority—the ability to hire, fire, and determine salaries—relieves men of symptoms of depression while worsening those symptoms in women.
"It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied, better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied," said John Stuart Mill.
While companies tend to wait until week's end to announce bad news, doing so opens them up to scrutiny.
"You don't spend twenty years of your life in the service and not have a warm, nostalgic feeling left in you … It's a small service, and there's a lot of esprit de corps."
War, smoking, and obesity are straining the world's economy, but there's concern among researchers that obesity is most on the rise. If there's not an action plan put in place, societies may be feeling the strain on more than just health-care costs.
Everyone has broken the law at one point or another. People speed, park in handicap spaces, and jaywalk. How can you make people obey these simple laws? Fines don't help, though a new incentive may be the answer.
Anxiety is not productive. The communications industry suffers from an existential crisis wrought by technological change. Standards have been upended, and the digital world — a universe of bits and bytes, atomistic fragmentation that mocks the past — is all variables, no constants. There is a ...
ABC News Correspondent Dan Harris explains why someone who tells you they're a good multitasker is lying. In fact, what we perceive as multitasking is really just "doing many things poorly"
According to one expert, a person tends to suffer from "expectation hangovers" when things don't go their way. Harnessing present disappointment and employing it as a learning tool is key to achieving future success.
Everyone loves free food and corporations have caught on. However, is the purpose of this charity to boost office morale or chain staff members to their jobs. Psychologists think it's a little bit of both.
With a $20,000 check and instructions to bring back “some good paintings” from friend and financier Dr. Albert C. Barnes, American artist William Glackens set off for Paris in 1912 with carte blanche to buy the very best modern art he could find. Long a champion and connoisseur of European and American modernism, Glackens sent back to Barnes 33 works by now-renowned artists such as Paul Cézanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent Van Gogh that helped shape the collection that eventually became The Barnes Foundation.
"If someone is to consider black and white for their project I guess I would say the heads up that I would offer is that they need to be prepared to fight for it and lobby for that... Connections are not in color or in black and white. They’re invisible but just as real."
"Frenemies" play an inevitable role in our extended social network. But our interactions with them pose real threats to our wellbeing, say researchers at the University of Utah.
A second scientific experiment, this time in America, has established that telepathy is possible.