Various studies have found that, on average, belief in God is associated with lower scores on IQ tests.
The results of this study could change how we approach athletic training.
A new study of lemurs has determined social circles to be the most influential determinant of gut microbiome. What does this mean for humans?
Twenty years ago, it would have been a difficult proposition to ask the University of Mississippi to take down all the confederate flags on campus. But an angry chancellor, a powerful football coach, and a former...
A Middle-Eastern copy of the famous 'serio-comic' map of Europe, with the female figures more modestly dressed
The highest concentration in Europe of places named after saints? Galicia, in Spain.
Nobody foresaw that a science-fiction story about a moisture farmer's adventure with a rag-tag group of interstellar ne'er-do-wells would break box-office records for 40 years and redefine American storytelling....
For older adults, playing video games isn't just a way for older adults to keep in touch with the younger generation — it might be also be a way to stay in touch with memory itself.
Limiting smartphone exposure in teens is probably a good idea. It’s also easier said than done.
100,000 years of human history and young adulthood is still getting weirder. Noël Wells on art, power, and our super dark times.
What's really involved in snuffing out a country’s nuclear capabilities—and is that the right war to be waging?
Imagine a world in which all the babies born each day were randomly redistributed among the biological parents. The infant assigned to any given set of parents could be white, black, Asian, Hispanic, Native...
Is "alloparenting" the end of family as we know it?
Americans are, often with justification, regarded as not being versed in philosophy. This is a shame, as the United States and the colonies that proceeded it have produced many great thinkers
You are going to die. So am I. These are facts. How we deal with the idea of death, especially if we don't believe in an afterlife, is another problem.
How far back in time would you need to travel to find a common human ancestor of people living today? The answer is surprisingly recent.
When a 'Rick and Morty' fan recently tweeted at Dan Harmon asking how to deal with depression, it didn’t take him long to reply.
A growing body of research suggests that students of color perform better in school when they have at least one teacher of the same race.
Stereotyping isn't about "bad people doing bad things." It's about our subconscious biases, and how they sneak into organizational structures.
Psychology professor Frank T. McAndrew writes that the type of ghost you see depends on the religion you have faith in.
The study also discovered a downside to having a big brain.