The latest phones have more than one million (1,048,576 to be exact) times more memory than the Apollo computer had in RAM.
A small percentage of people who consume psychedelics experience strange lingering effects, sometimes years after they took the drug.
People underestimate their opponent’s capacity to feel basic human sensations. We can short-circuit this impulse through moral reframing and perspective taking.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming many human activities ranging from daily chores to highly sophisticated tasks. But unlike many other industries, the higher education sector has yet to be really […]
It is all too easy for humans to fall into the cognitive trap of thinking that an entity that can use language fluently is sentient or intelligent.
To enable us to read, the brain piggybacks on other cognitive processes.
I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our ‘world after coronavirus’ might look like – this is what I learned
There is no going "back to normal."
Rare and costly paints have shaped art history in unforeseen ways. Mummy brown caused one artist to bury his paint.
Maybe you’ve heard the term “self-actualization” bandied about at a party or by an inspirational speaker? Popularized by psychologist Abraham Maslow, the theory argues that we can realize our full […]
But few critics actually addressed the science on climate change.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
There's few domains in life that aren't improved by learning how to cook.
Two new reports highlight the stark realities of the modern workforce.
What makes a life worth living as you grow older?
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
We tend to treat death and dying as a somber and serious event, but what if it doesn't have to be that way?
Samsung is planning to unveil a new type of bendable, foldable smartphone that could sell for more than $1,500, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The idea of self-actualization can seem like new-age woo. Where's the science behind it?
Is microdosing magic truffles a way to unlock your creative potential? That's long been anecdotal, but the evidence is coming.
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