A college professor used YONDR pouches to stop students from accessing their smartphones.
The reason why illuminates a certain bias we all seem to have.
Infographics that show how we’re all addicted to something.
How much free will do you actually have? This week's Comment of the Week is fantastic and raises an interesting debate. What do you think?
The good news is, most of the factors that go into good long-term health are in our control.
Anxiety is now the number one disorder on the planet. Yet it's oddly ignored from public conversation.
Another week, another fine selection of witty and wonderful comments from our Facebook page. Did you make the cut?
It’s never too late to consider switching to a career in science.
What's a real leader anyway? Harvard historian Nancy Koehn mines history for some answers.
Technology is allowing us to quantify exercise like never before, but turning activity into a game may be the most successful way to encourage fitness yet.
For thousands of years, all over the world, we've told tales of monsters and the undead. Why? Aaron Mahnke, creator of the 'Lore' podcast, on the hunger for mystery.
This study may help us better understand how genes and the environment interact.
Stanford professor Robert Sutton offers a slew of suggestions for how to break up negative vibes in the office.
American food banks are rejecting junk food for healthier fare, and so food corporations are hedging their bets elsewhere.
Do your meetings and brainstorms always end with a pile of decimated ideas? Learn to overcome negativity bias and obstructive tendencies.
New study says extroverts are more fatigued over time from social interaction than introverts.
New landmark research of 101,000 Americans shows stark religious and ethnic changes.
A study finds that happen music enhances divergent thinking, and thus, creativity.
The results have implications for consumers, educators, and business people.
Another week, another chance to stick our comment-boots on and wade out deep into the Big Think Facebook page to cherry pick our favorites for the week.
Though it looks promising, there are some issues to work out before it becomes widespread.
The deepest, funniest, strangest moments from the past year of the Think Again podcast. Featuring Kory Stamper, Teju Cole, George Saunders, Slavoj Zizek, Jennifer Doudna, and Timothy Spall.