Actor and science communicator Alan Alda shares his three rules of three for effective and empathic communication.
You only have 4,000 weeks of life. Use them wisely.
You don't have to be an emperor to apply these rules to daily living.
By challenging your preconceptions, art offers a framework by which you can solve problems.
Contrary to popular research, people with more money are happier, but it’s their spending habits, not their account balances, that move the dial.
Antidepressants can help alleviate PTSD symptoms when paired with psychotherapy, but does our overenthusiasm for them blind us to more effective alternatives?
Today’s careers don’t offer a clear path forward, but the rewards can be worth more than a gold watch at retirement.
You don’t need to ride into the danger zone to take advantage of TOPGUN’s life and career lessons.
People think that unhappiness causes our minds to wander, but what if the causation goes the other way?
Women have made incredible gains into STEM fields, but they continue to face gender biases in the workplace.
Perfectionism is on the rise, and its consequences for mental health can be devastating. The Japanese philosophy of "wabi sabi" can help.
Summit Public Schools take a radically different approach to education. And it's working.
Creativity and achievement require balancing hard work with the restful power of calm.
Not all stress is created equal.
Mixed messages and competing interests have left college students feeling lost and stressed.
Alzheimer’s disease is frightening, but the right combination of lifestyle choices can reduce your risk.
Unplugging only ignores the hard work of overcoming your distractions.
The modern attention economy hijacks our ability to focus, but an ancient technique offers a means to get it back.
Being more creative doesn’t require a ‘Muse.’ It’s about pairing intelligence and imagination.
To reap the benefits of digital technologies, we must contend with their addictive designs.
Is college worth it? This question may seem a no-brainer, but there are many reasons why it is worthy of serious deliberation. Here are three.
Elastic thinking can reveal the assumptions that hamstring our ability to solve seemingly intractable problems.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.