If the problem were Trump it wouldn't be happening in other places around the world, says political scientist Ian Bremmer.
Being too optimistic can have real drawbacks, according to a new study that looks at expectations of life that are not grounded in reality.
A recent study looks at whether collective apologies on behalf of countries may inspire hope that can lead to reconciliation.
Optimism may be quantifiably keeping marriages together, especially after the so-called honeymoon period ends.
T.C. Boyle will read his short story "Are We Not Men?" at the Los Angeles Hope Festival on Sunday, May 21. The event is free but seats are limited. RSVP here.
The Los Angeles Hope Festival is the celebration and examination of hope and optimism, two paradigmatic mental attitudes that play a vital and influential role in our daily lives.
The belief that things will be better in the future is called optimism bias. Being overly optimistic can lead you to miss an important health check up or make bad financial decisions.
A growing body of scientific investigation now supports the conclusion that being hopeful has a distinctly positive effect on academic performance.
One billion people have little or no access to electricity; even more have limited access, or have service which is unreliable. Hertz Foundation Fellow Dr. Max Mankin has a plan to solve this.
Neuroengineering, defined as the application of engineering principles to neurological problems, then becomes how we engineer our relationship with existence itself.
How can we solve a problem like Malaria? One doctor has an idea: send in the mathematicians.
What if we told you that, right now, your phone was making a map of your interior surroundings — whether you're at work or at home — and sending that data to places unknown?
Mathematics is the academic class that is most socially acceptable to regard as your weak point. This is a shame.
What kind of madman would run a business on the mindset that all attempts to fail must be made as quickly as possible, as only then could they succeed? Meet Dr. Astro Teller.