Big Think covered the 2012 study shortly after it was published. We are now correcting the record.
If you’ve looked for a job recently, you may have encountered the personality test. You may also have wondered if it was backed by scientific research.
Scott Dikkers discusses comedy, the creative process, and life lessons learned playing peekaboo.
A study involving nearly 2,000 people found links between personality traits and the likelihood of moving toward or away from dementia.
The strange case of cultured ultra-thief Stéphane Breitwieser — who claims “art is my drug” — has divided opinion. Is it Stendhal syndrome?
When a whoopsie-daisy just won’t cut it.
Stoicism is popular today but often misunderstood and misapplied. In fact, a naive interpretation of Stoicism is damaging to your well-being.
The carnival spirit was in full swing when the priests got wasted and made indecent gestures while dressed like pimps.
“It is healthy and normal to be afraid of death."
Aiming to unlock the secrets of his unconscious mind, Jung experimented with intensive daydreaming.
The divers spend their waking hours either under hundreds of feet of water on the ocean floor or squeezed into an area the size of a restaurant booth.
Throughout history, hundreds — sometimes thousands — of people have been spontaneously compelled to dance until collapsing or dying from exhaustion. What explains this bizarre phenomenon?
Research suggests there's truth to regional stereotypes in the U.S. — with some caveats.
Will we ever unravel the mystery of consciousness? Two academics made a 25-year bet on it. The scientist lost.
Sophia, the humanoid robot, is not just mirroring emotions; she's leading a revolution in emotional intelligence.
Your brain is trying to show you the future.
From smartphone envy to life dissatisfaction, the root cause of much unhappiness is that we are wired to imagine how things could be better.
The key to its success lies not in its understanding of technology, but in its understanding of human nature.
The fear of deep bodies of water may be evolutionarily ingrained.
Primatologist Frans de Waal inadvertently popularized the term "alpha male." Now, he’s debunking common stereotypes to explain what an "alpha male" really is — empathetic and protective.