“I need to think about the future. Will you help me?”
The most feared sexually transmitted disease (STD) of the last half-millennium was usually named after foreigners, often the French.
The language you speak plays an important role in how you evaluate truth.
Scientific certainty survival kit: How to push back against skeptics who exploit uncertainty for political gain
When reading critiques that inflate the uncertainty of science, ask these 7 questions.
Humans seemingly have opposing desires to fit in and to be unique. The interplay between these might drive the evolution of fads.
The results of a recent study counter some common claims found in anti-immigration narratives.
Hope springs eternal.
From 1974 to 1978, the chimps of Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania were at war with each other, the first time conservationists saw chimps engage in calculated, cold-blooded killing.
A recent study offers new insights into the so-called marriage wage premium.
The majority of countries are democracies. But how many people enjoy democratic rights?
Mental health, healing and pulling together were key themes of 2021, according to the world’s most popular search engine. Google processes billions of requests every day and its Year in Search […]
Research reminds us that mild cognitive impairment isn’t necessarily a prelude to dementia.
For relatives who live far apart, holiday rituals may be the glue that holds the family together.
Think leisure is pointless?
This map of Hutterite colonies in North America says something about religion and evolution — and more precisely, speciation.
The modern antiracist movement is harming the very people it claims to help, according to the linguist John McWhorter.
The nascent field of geopsychology shows that the Big Five personality traits vary by region. But not all results conform to stereotype.
The “great resignation” is a trend that began before the pandemic – and bosses need to get used to it
Employees are quitting at record rates – a trend that shows no signs of stopping.
The belief that lying is rampant in the digital age just doesn’t match the data.
The two-year pilot program will be a test of harm reduction strategies.