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Your brain is bursting with ideas, and most of them are … weird. You only have to recall the wonderfully bonkers notions of your childhood. Like the time you wanted […]
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The researchers say their findings support the idea that low biodiversity in modern living environments could lead to "uneducated" immune systems.
A study looks at the ingredients of a good scare.
The improvement in personal well-being might be worth effort.
The key to raising indistractable kids is to first determine why they're distracted.
Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
Adult recess and other apparently ridiculous activities may be one of the best ways to feel, work, and be better.
Don't underestimate the power of play when it comes to problem-solving.
This may be more common in mammals than we'd thought.
Researchers find that toddlers verbalize and interact more with their parents when reading sessions feature print books, not tablets.
A wealthy team doesn't automatically make for a successful team.
This is the most talked about Big Think video of 2018! What's your take?
A guide to making difficult conversations possible—and peaceful—in an increasingly polarized nation.
Could it simply be pleasure for its own sake?
Designed by two MIT professors, this build-it-yourself kit teaches kids to "think with their hands" in an effort to bolster STEM skills early on.