In a nod to its addictive qualities, it was first dubbed “Some More.”
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
Johns Hopkins University professor Susan Carnell explains the neuroscience behind eating out of boredom (and how to stop).
It took a series of ingenious experiments in the 20th century to uncover some of our biggest cognitive biases.
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Bernini created art for 8 different popes. In the process, he helped reinforce and redefine Christianity’s visual culture.
Sometimes breaking a rule is the ethical thing to do.
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Sharing food and kissing are among the signals babies use to interpret their social world, according to a new study.
Archaeologists suggest this may have been the Americas' "oldest hotel."
Jokes so cheesy even French philosophers will love them.
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.
How does philosophy try to balance having free will with living in a deterministic universe?
Words of wisdom from H.P. Lovecraft, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Dr. Temple Grandin, Hannah Gadsby and more.
Many people believe that in the face of profound evil, they would have the courage to speak up. It might be harder than we think.
A Cornell Health physician has blended rap and medicine to better educate kids on coronavirus guidelines.
American universities used to be small centers of rote learning, but three big ideas turned them into intellectual powerhouses.
The pandemic reminds us that our higher education system, with all its flaws, remains a key part of our strategic reserve.
Join the lauded author of Range in conversation with best-selling author and poker pro Maria Konnikova!
The first personality tests revolved around assessing people’s reactions to ambiguous and often unsettling images. Today, the gold standard is a barrage of questions.