People who score high in "obsessive passion" can become rigidly consumed by ideological causes — sometimes dangerously so.
From Hogwarts to hashtags, kids' reading habits have changed drastically in recent decades — but data suggests cause for hope.
Smaller family networks, more great-grandparents, and fewer cousins.
The U.S. ranked 59th worldwide.
Is it better to be the oldest sibling, the youngest, or in the middle?
How much do citizens really value free elections?
When ancient humans stared into the darkness, they imagined monsters. Today, staring into the future, AI is the monster.
Exile is a kind of death of who you once were.
To see a true cross-section of American society, head to Applebee's, Buffalo Wild Wings, IHOP, Chili’s, and Olive Garden.
An influential series of books argues that the history of the world is the history of generations. Is it right?
"Precarious manhood" is the belief that manhood must be earned and constantly defended. It has a poor outcome.
Many countries' histories are governed by the familiar demographic story of growth, industrialization, and decline. But not France.
Through humility, the old arrogance of infallibility crumbles. And in that there is genuine hope to prevent wrongful convictions.
We've heard this argument before.
If someone can make you feel insecure, incomplete, and inadequate, they then can present themselves as the solution you need.
In work and life, the rules of success are being redefined.
"When Harry Met Sally" lied to you.
There are issues with Kinsey's data, but his books revolutionized Americans' thinking about sex and sexuality.
Though over three billion people speak an Indo-European language, researchers are not sure where the language family originated.
Did they spend the money on themselves or others?
Philosopher Lee McIntyre discusses the dangers of disinformation, how such falsehoods spread, and what we can do about it.
Is true equality achievable — or even desirable? Go on a journey through the strange and unsettling "Land of Justice."
Millennials — who were raised to expect unlimited success but found only disappointment — can be drawn to manifestation.
Wherever automation rises, religiosity falls.
If you see life as only a source of suffering and misery, why bring anyone else into that? This belief, called anti-natalism, is on the rise.
"The more I unleash myself from the tethers of domestication, the happier I feel."