We’re wrong about what other people think - and that has harmful impacts on the next generation.
Distinguishing fact from fiction can be tough, especially when it comes to people as controversial as Stalin.
The retraction crisis has morphed into a citation crisis.
A small study suggests that IMST is as effective as medications or 30 minutes of aerobic exercise.
We all employ heuristics to help us deal with the world. But when we make a hasty generalization, we risk making a big error in our thinking.
If used improperly, the metaverse could be more divisive than social media and an insidious threat to society and even reality itself.
Pando, which is Latin for "I spread," is a single organism spanning some 106 acres.
When faced with too many choices, many of us freeze — a phenomenon known as "analysis paralysis." Why? Isn't choice a good thing?
People can lose their authentic selves when they don't honestly confront life's potential, according to the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard.
“What am I missing?” is a question that journalist Mónica Guzmán thinks more people should start asking.
In the early 1900s, some Americans feared that teddy bears would not instill maternal instincts in girls, thereby causing "race suicide."
If you want to know what the Universe is like, you have to look at it in the right way. Only by observing it can we know what the Universe is […]
On forums, “true bitcoiners” didn’t talk about technology or crypto. Instead, they talked about trust and corruption.
According to surveys, approximately half of artificial intelligence experts believe that general AI will emerge by 2060.
The poisoned candy legend is just one way that American fears manifested: as an easily understood threat to innocence.
Winner takes all, losers die, and participants have no choice but to play.
"You develop an instant global consciousness, a people orientation, an intense dissatisfaction with the state of the world, and a compulsion to do something about it."
Contact-tracing apps can be a useful tool for public health, but they have considerable false positive and false negative rates.
The attitude we take to Will Smith's slap will mirror our attitudes to violence, masculinity, and protecting others more generally.
Our social instincts can lead us to adopt models of desire that might not serve our interests.
There's a big difference between the notions of 'false vacuum' and 'true vacuum' states. Here's why we don't want to live in the former.
A marine scientist explains the threat of the Loop Current, a 800-pound gorilla of Gulf hurricane risks.