Coronavirus

R.P. Eddy wrote about a coming pandemic in 2017. Why didn't we listen?

In his book with Richard Clarke, "Warnings," Eddy made clear this was inevitable.

Mind & Brain

How a musician locks onto a rhythm, according to science

A study from McGill University reveals the secret of musicians who have excellent time.

Surprising Science

Dogs go through an angsty teenage phase too

Pups in puberty prefer not to listen to their owners.

Culture & Religion

Elon Musk writes a hit song. Listen now.

The tech billionaire Elon Musk releases a song where he performs himself.

Mind & Brain

The rhythm of the night: How music can help insomnia

Insomnia is the product of mental or emotional pressure.

Mind & Brain

How a mother’s voice shapes her baby’s developing brain

Most of us carry a mother's voice in the neural patterns of our brain.

Future of Learning

Why school leadership and student critical thinking need a desperate do-over

Educators have proven that they can "turn the aircraft carrier" when they need to, but the system needs to match their efforts.

Mind & Brain

How "thinking about thinking" can help children in school and in life

Teaching your child metacognitive techniques can improve their learning and life skills.

Mind & Brain

Why are we fascinated by true crime stories?

Several experts have weighed in on our sometimes morbid curiosity and fascination with true crime.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus aggressively invades lung cells in chilling new images

The images were published in the New England Journal of Medicine and show how prolific coronavirus can become in a mere four days.

Gear

Take your career to the next level by raising your EQ

Emotional intelligence is a skill sought by many employers. Here's how to raise yours.

Mind & Brain

The dangers of the chemical imbalance theory of depression

A new Harvard study finds that the language you use affects patient outcome.

Politics & Current Affairs

The homogeneity of the news media can now be quantified

New research reveals the extent to which groupthink bias is increasingly being built into the content we consume.

Videos

This is how you overcome a language barrier

Don't worry about grammar rules at first. They'll only trip you up.

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