Most people are familiar with the technique of taking deep inhalations to relax themselves, but one breathing technique is more effective at returning your body to a naturally calm and connected state.
Creativity takes places equally in the conscious and subconscious mind, and while popular definitions often emphasize intuition over rationality, you won't have breakthroughs without both.
Groundbreaking digital companies like Google, Amazon, and Uber operate using a "scorched Earth" method of value creation, says Rushkoff, which resembles 13th century colonialism.
What's going on in your gut is affecting your emotions and mental outlook.
Biocentrism is a theory that sees our lives as a string on unconnected Nows with no real time or death.
Hundreds of years before climate change was a topic of discussion, monks and merchants kept records when lakes and rivers froze-over in the winter. These records show how the Industrial Revolution was a major...
Big Think hosted a panel discussion highlighting cutting-edge autism research as part of our Breakthroughs series, made possible by Pfizer.
This conversation features back-and-forth exchanges between top luminaries in the field, including
New drugs for patients may be on the horizon, but "early, intense" behavioral treatment remains "the very best intervention for autism."
Four out of five autism sufferers are male. Is something in men’s genes—or brain structure—causing the gap?
Autism isn’t on the rise: it’s just getting defined better, and diagnosed more.
Autism sufferers unquestionably have feelings. It’s processing those feelings—and reading them in others—that they struggle with.
Many kids are vaccinated at age two, the same age at which autism is often first noticed. But the “evidence” that one causes the other doesn't wash.
There is not a single gene that triggers autism, but more likely dozens of genes that enhance the risk of autism.
Big Think presents a conversation between top experts highlighting cutting-edge autism research.
The symptoms of autism are better understood than its causes; psychiatrists classify the disorder as having two major components: impaired social cognition and a tendency toward narrow interests and repetitive...