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.

Climate Change Is Hurting Poor Countries Right Now. Why Won't Rich Countries Act?
November 04, 2014

This is the sad truth about global warming: No one will do anything until they personally feel its effects. 

Is Freezing Your Eggs Dangerous? A Primer
November 01, 2014

Egg freezing is not the solution to delayed motherhood. 

Mindlessness Can Be Just as Productive as Mindfulness
In praise of zoning out
October 29, 2014

Mindlessness actualyl enables creative thinking and personal problem-solving.

Stop Celebrating the Pope's Views on Evolution and the Big Bang. They Make No Sense.
October 29, 2014

If "God is not a divine being or a magician," then what is He?

Are Political Beliefs Predetermined at Birth?
A weird new social science tries to explain our polarized politics
October 25, 2014

A weird new social science tries to explain our polarized politics.