Why did Homo Sapiens survive where other animals died off? The answer has to do with evolution.
The current state of social/political debate and discourse leaves a lot to be desired. Here's how to build a successful, respectful dialogue that can serve an actual purpose.
Can you imagine inviting a Navy SEAL to come live with you and your family? Not to worry, author Jesse Itzler has already gone there for you.
Robert Dear's murders at a Planned Parenthood is only the latest in a long string of terrorist attacks by Americans.
This weekend, StoryCorps is asking us to interview our older relatives about their lives and upload it to the Library of Congress. What a wonderful way to spend your holiday.
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, genre-bending artist Maira Kalman.
We did not evolve simply to fight with each other.
We all think we are right, and so does everybody else.
Despite its faults, politics still gives Jonathan Haidt reason to hope.
According to Haidt, we are the products of a complex evolutionary story that we do not fully grasp.
Humanity needs common goals and ideals.
The Enlightenment's focus on the individual has left us feeling all alone.
Because thinking is for doing, we search for evidence that supports our opinions, not the other way around.
Happiness requires more than extended periods of pleasure.
No dysfunction needed: a normal childhood led to Jonathan Haidt's exploration of happiness.
Philosophy does not explain the meaning of life, psychology does.