Kurt Andersen, the host of “Studio 360” and master of many media (magazines, novels, nonfiction books, film), came by Big Think today to speak about the introduction he wrote to a new edition of a novel by the Nobel Prizewinning author Heinrich Böll. He also spoke about the good he hoped would come from the current Great Recession. When he was last on Big Think, two years ago, he spoke about the future of journalism.
Seventy-five years after the anomaly's discovery, scientists have finally figured out why sea levels are so much lower here.
Biology plays an important role in emotional reactions, but neuroscientist Kristen A. Lindquist posits that our culture is just as influential.
Ancient organic chemistry.
“Only a narcissist would want to become president.” This is the psychology of an authoritarian unpacked.