Anti-Islam fervor has overlooked important artistic contributions made by Muslim artists around the world.
Just imagining movement fires the same neurons as if we were actually moving. A new study shows we can wake our sleeping mind to practice motor skills in our dreams.
When companies hide algorithms from public view, the data are used for destructive purposes, warns Cathy O'Neil in her new book.
Christopher Hitchens argued that religion makes humans "extremely self-centered."
In 'All the Real Indians Died Off,' two scholars take longstanding myths about Native Americans to task.
Dreams might be a whole lot sexier than we thought – but not because of their narrative content. Neurologist Patrick McNamara's theory links the biological changes in our brains during sleep to human's inherent...
If Will Allen's documentary, Holy Hell, teaches us one thing, it's that there's no easy answer.
Our inherent response mechanisms were programmed long ago; implicit biases are reactionary, volatile, largely under the radar of conscious awareness. They do not imply blanket racism.
As nine states consider legalization or medical use in November, anti-marijuana advocates are relying on old and false claims.
According to Pulitzer prize-nominated writer Nicholas Carr the internet is a utopia in which we never have to confront anything. When technology and humanity intersect, how does it affect our brains, our...