What will it take for the United States to overcome entrenched issues pertaining to race and socioeconomic status? According to poet and educator Clint Smith, the U.S. needs to be honest with itself about cultural...
People considered physically attractive enjoy many social and professional benefits others do not. But the reasons why are more complex than you might think.
Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson talks about inaccurate perceptions, and how we view ourselves is often not how we come across to others.
We surprise the world's brightest minds with ideas they're totally unprepared to discuss. This week on Big Think's podcast, we're joined by Wendy Suzuki, neuroscientist and author of the book Healthy Brain, Happy...
There are a lot of different diet plans out there: paleo, Weight Watchers, Atkins. But if you want the best results, go vegan.
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by Big Think Editors
"I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man." - George Washington (born on this date in 1732)