Science

Watching Colbert Makes Conservatives Even More Conservative
December 18, 2014

“Not everyone comprehends the nature of Colbert’s satire.”

Technology Is Ruining Our Memories—And Also Might Be Making Us Smarter
December 11, 2014

So don't worry about remembering birthdays. 

Stop Checking Your Email So Often. It's Stressing You Out.
December 05, 2014

A new study gives you a good reason to avoid Gmail.

The Psychological Secret Behind Viral YouTube Videos
November 19, 2014

The answer may be in your physiological response. 

We Make Major Decisions Just Before Big Birthdays
November 18, 2014

People get a little nuts before the big 3-0, 4-0, and 5-0

The Science of Suffering
Kids are inheriting their parents' trauma. Can science stop it?
November 16, 2014

Why do some people cope with trauma better than others? We’re finally beginning to understand.

The Ocean and Atmosphere Are Hotter Than Ever. Now, Lightning Is About to Become Worse Than Ever.
November 14, 2014

You can blame climate change for the next wild storm that wipes out your power.

Don’t Waste Your Two Most Productive Hours
November 13, 2014

The first two hours after you wake up aren't for playing around on Twitter.

What Happens When a Math Whiz Grows Up? Depends on if You're a Boy or a Girl
November 12, 2014

In the 1970s, psychologists began studying a group of teenagers who were good at math. In 2013, three times as many of the men had tenure at a major university.

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