How China's new social credit system could lead to an Orwellian future.
An experiment from the 1920s explains why cliffhangers are so compelling and starting a task is often the most important part.
Richard Feynman's method for understanding science can also be used for detecting pseudoscience.
Researchers assessed what makes someone likely to believe collections of randomly mixed buzzwords were "profound."
The researcher behind the famed Dunning-Kruger Effect has found expertise can lead us to claim impossible knowledge.
We naturally respond disproportionately to events that frighten us, but to do so is playing into the hands of the terrorists.
An engineering professor at Oakland University has a surprising answer.
Hotelling's law, a principle from game theory explains the tendency for industries to set up shop right next door to their closest competitor.
If I were to say that “crocodiles sleep with their eyes closed,” and then a week later ask you if “crocodiles sleep with their eyes open,” what would you say? The answer might surprise you.
If you are caught with "soft" drugs in the UK, you are now more likely to be prosecuted than if you are caught with "hard" drugs.