Neuroscientist Joy Hirsch chats with New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer about searching within the brain for where "genius" resides.
In this video, economist and author Tim Harford teaches an important lesson about succeeding at failure through the story of psychologist Leon Festinger’s infiltration of a cult led by Dorothy Martin in 1954....
As part of Big Think's partnership with 92Y's Seven Days of Genius series, New York Times columnist Carl Zimmer asks Heather Berlin about the research that illuminates our understanding of genius.
How do you erase something that has gone viral, like a meme? The idea pits our right to privacy against a community that's hungry to share. So, how do we even begin to police it?
The author of a new book about the habits of successful creative people explains why rebuffing, rebutting, and straight up just saying "no" will fuel your endeavors.
Contemporary public school education teaches children what amounts to moral relativism. That's a serious problem, explains philosophy professor Justin McBrayer.