The only thing between you and your better self is your brain. Programmed to maximize short term reward, we often find ourselves struggling between what we want and what we want to want.
Richard Dawkins responds to the Alt-Right, Trump's policies, and discusses the evil potential of ideology.
Is your Facebook wall more of a façade? Data shows that people are brutally honest with Google, but that Facebook is a pack of shameless lies.
Reality is whatever your body believes. Virtual reality knows how to hack that.
RIP pessimists, we barely knew you. Carnegie Mellon University's Professor Michael Scheier explains the impact your outlook has on the world inside of you, from your cells to your psychology.
The most make-or-break aspect of job automation? How policy makers handle your transition into a new career.
Humans are a programmable species, and we live inside the most ancient operating system of all — ideology.
Can understanding science make pop culture better, and can understanding pop culture make science more interesting? Absolutely.
Jennifer Doudna, the CRISPR co-creator, says that the genie of genetic engineering might be hard to put back in the bottle.
Your brain stops at the most comforting thought. The truth is somewhere beyond that. Using scientific skepticism as a guide, astrophysicist Lawrence Krauss outlines the questions that critical thinkers ask...
What people self-report about their sex lives can bear little relation to the truth. So how can the social status clinging to our conversations about sex be stripped away? Anonymous Google searches!
Racism is the acting out of biases learned as early as preschool, research shows. If racism starts at three years old, so should science-backed strategies to reduce it.
Gene editing tool CRISPR could soon be lifting a page straight out of a Michael Crichton novel.
You have three types of brain inside your brain. And they're all fighting for dominance.
People tend to bandy around the term "scientific consensus" a lot, but what does it actually mean?
Has CRISPR co-creator Jennifer Doudna invented the Pandora's Box of genetic engineering, or can CRISPR be used for the forces of good?