Evolution has trained your mind to create in-groups and out-groups in a flash—but the lines are more flexible than you think.
80% of adults are overly optimistic about life—where does that cognitive bias come from?
Following 14,000 people since the 1940s, these cohort studies offer insights into parenting, education, health, and the impact of poverty.
Get lost in a good book. Time and again, reading has been shown to make us healthier, smarter, and more empathic.
Molecular biologists are hopeful about the results, but a long road lies ahead—so far this diet has only worked proven wonders on mice.
There is censorship in science, admits Bill Nye – but not nearly as much as there should be.
Scientists are concerned that the results of studies using mice may be affected by gut bacteria.