Research has shown the benefits of mindfulness, but the current mindfulness craze cannot deliver on its overhyped promises.
Anxiety can be good or bad. It turns out that it's really up to you.
A study reports that people think those with similar personality traits look alike and vice versa.
Reality is more distorted than we think.
When you unintentionally step on a dog's tail, does it know that it was an accident?
Our brains did not evolve to shop on Amazon.
Justice is not blind to beauty.
Fintech companies are using elements of video games to make personal finance more fun. But does it work, and what are the risks?
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
Research shows that those who spend more time speaking tend to emerge as the leaders of groups, regardless of their intelligence.
People tend to reflexively assume that fun events – like vacations – will go by really quickly.
The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.
South Korea is piloting a CCTV system it hopes will save lives.
Technology usually has more pros than cons, but every benefit still carries some risk.
Some scientists believe that DMT could revolutionize the treatment of depression.
Theoretical physicist Leonard Mlodinow offers three strategies for relaxing your cognitive filters to give your brilliant ideas time to shine in the spotlight of the conscious mind.
Attempts to normalize abnormal development could prevent individuals in need of help from seeking it.
Brain-based technologies of spiritual enhancement can induce mystical experiences in many people on demand. What does this mean for spirituality today?