How Google Is Reshaping Your Brain

Whether search engines like Google and Bing make you stupider or smarter is largely up to you, explains psychiatrist Gary Small during Big Think's Farsight 2011 event.

The Moments We Don’t Forget

Why is it that we remember exactly where we were on 9/11 or the day Kennedy was assassinated, but very little of what happened on the days surrounding such events?

A Scientist’s Biggest Career Mistake: Not Giving up Early Enough

In some fields, the worst type of encouragement may be to doggedly stick with projects until their completion.

The Lifestyle Choices You Can Make to Prevent Alzheimer’s

There are everyday steps you can take—from anti-inflammatory drugs to a Mediterranean diet—that can reduce your chances of developing the disease.