Everyone thinks they know how to make their brain more creative and have better ideas.
Two-thirds of the achievement gap for American children is due to the "summer learning loss". Here's how we fix that.
Religion influences politics more now than it did 50 years ago. Are we going forward or backward?
The big, unknowable questions in life are seductive, but without small, trivial questions as insulation, those large mysteries can consume us.
When it comes to ISIS, terrorism, and global and domestic instability, America has been its own worst enemy.
Raising money for charity is one thing. Knowing where to give it is another. When some charities are 100 times more effective than others, a world champion poker player knows how to spot who's bluffing.
If you want to feel less pain, meditate more often. According to this new research, it can genuinely erase the emotional reaction to pain. And since it's long been said by coaches and some doctors that most pain is...
One prominent mathematician asks: was Einstein such a smartypants after all?
Want to live in an energy efficient masterpiece? This startup has turned a costly overhaul into an opportunity for investors.
What are you capable of? David Goggins' amazing and grueling feat of persistence shows how tough the human mind can be.
In an age of bountiful data, there's dark potential for how corporations and judicial systems could use private details to discriminate against innocent people.
Living in the moment is an exception, not the rule. So why do we invest so much energy into a future we can't predict, control, or anticipate? It turns out our happiness may depend on it.
Are you scared—of flying, the dark, anything? Or are you scared about not being in total control of the situation?
Getting rid of the President is a popular subject these days. And Sunstein's advice on the subject can show us the protocol — and the history — behind firing the most powerful man in the free world.
After fleeing the LRA in her native Uganda, Igoye came the University of Minnesota. There she began finding resources to combat the scourge of human trafficking.
There's no debating evolution, but there remains a debate among biologists over how it works. Is evolution deterministic in that its outcomes could not have been otherwise, or is it more random?
Is providing healthcare for all too expensive, or is it a failure of our moral imagination to say so? What first appears as an economic reality can too quickly become an excuse for inaction.
Millennials are criticized for not working hard and wanting a participation trophy. Bryan Cranston doesn't buy it. He thinks they have valuable lessons to teach older generations, if they can listen.