We've been conditioned to believe that music taste is based on personal preference. But it might just be a lot more complex than that.
Could an economic revolution end the depression epidemic?
Contrary to what we've been told for decades, depression isn't coming from inside our heads. This author and big thinker tells us that it's coming much more from the society we live in.
Think you detect some grade-A baloney? Here's how you can tell for sure.
The human brain is an incredible marvel of evolution. But what's even more incredible is how this supercomputer in your head is able to occasionally make such dumb mistakes.
"You" might not be as real as you think you are. Here's what Buddhism has to say about living ego-free, and how Freud misunderstood it.
Consider stress junk food for your brain, while meditation is the gym that can repair and reshape you after years of a bad brain diet.
Want to predict someone's next move, or know if someone is telling you a lie? Learn to read body language like a poker pro.
From a low-brow adolescent distraction to a sophisticated art form and educational tool, comic books are finally having their moment in the sun.
If you believe there is intelligent extraterrestrial life out there, have you ever stopped to wonder why?
Some say that great ideas come out of thin air. Neuroscientist David Eagleman posits that perhaps all great ideas are simply built upon old ideas, because thats what fuels the creative brain.
"There’s actually a science to why stories matter. So when we hear a good story as human beings our brain lights up. It illuminates the city of our minds...It makes us care. It builds relationships."
Are you living at just 40% of your potential? Here's how to tap into your inner Navy SEAL.
Why do you check your phone 150 times a day? Is it a conscious choice, or have the attention merchants gotten into your head?
Being bored is great. It's where we come up with our best ideas, and how we become better people by being able to mentally solve our biggest personal problems. So why are we destroying boredom with our phones?
Outraged by something on the internet? Yawn. You may be simply falling for a very old trick... and becoming a run-of-the-mill bully in the process.
Everyone thinks they know how to make their brain more creative and have better ideas.