In this new study, mindfulness-based intervention in schools did not move the needle on teen anxiety, depression, or body image problems.
Researchers tracked academic achievement, social cognition, executive function, and creativity in a longitudinal study of kids across the socioeconomic spectrum.
Following 14,000 people since the 1940s, these cohort studies offer insights into parenting, education, health, and the impact of poverty.
An interactive periodic table with pictures makes it easy to see how each element is used.
Dyslexia makes letters float, rotate, and flip on a page. It turns M's into W's, q's into p's, and so on. Changing the font-face might be able to help keep the letters in place on the page.
Don't work with children or animals? Sir David Attenborough laughs in the face of danger.
A college course on how to recognize "bullshit" addresses fake news, memes, clickbaiting and misleading advertising.
A new genetic study sees us getting gently stupider over time.
A new nonprofit organization aims to elect more scientists to the U.S government.
Students at an English university have demanded that their curriculum be "decolonized". What does that mean?
Add to playlist! Stanford University posts its Ho Center for Buddhist Studies series of talks on YouTube.
With President Trump appointing officials who want to abolish the departments they hope to lead, one might ask, "What is the rationale for this?". Milton Friedman offers us an answer.
Spain and the US have very similar compulsory school hours and homework requirements. There's a good argument for rallying against this trend.
Harvard University offers a free course on Buddhist scriptures.
The polls are in, and what will be the deciding factor in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election is something a little more human.
The future success or failure of the economy is up to the young, and many countries could do better to equip them.
People tend to believe that learning in the style they feel best suited to makes them soak up information more efficiently. This study debunks that belief.
Job automation won't be as bad as we think, so we need to learn how to stop working and prepare so we're not dragged into the future kicking and screaming.
As a society we place a high value on the practical nature of science and business degrees. But what about the practical nature of the humanities?