Your inability to stop eating chips isn't merely a lack of willpower; it's the result of a conscious effort on the part of food scientists.
Research out of Yale University suggests the internet is making humans believe they are smarter than they actually are.
Resilience depends not only on what happens to us but how we interpret what happens to us.
Those in the medical community are beginning to speak up about the dangers of helping children transition to the opposite sex.
China’s rating scheme is the latest and most expansive effort by central planners to use government to encourage good behavior.
Are white people really responsible for carrying out more mass shootings? A look at the data.
For the past decade the Nordics, Switzerland and the Netherlands have generally traded around the first seven slots. The United States... not so much.
Stephen Hawking once pronounced that he thought he was little more than a computer and that, because of this, he was unafraid to die.
There’s no doubt Hawking’s death is a huge loss to physics. But personally, what I will miss most is his humour and the general feeling of inspiration I got from being around him.
In his classic book 'The Art of Loving,' social psychologist Erich Fromm explained how 'being in love' depends largely on increasing our own capacity to love.
Stephen Hawking inspired millions by a unique example of achievement against all the odds – a manifestation of amazing willpower and determination.
Eight prisoners have applied for medical aid in dying.
People with high-conflict personality are the source of many of the most intense relationship conflicts, even though they account for just 10 percent of the population.
Abigail Marsh, an associate professor of psychology at Georgetown University, has discovered a trait common among altruistic people.
The best thing that a school district security department can do to protect students is to invest heavily in cultivating a personal relationship with every single student.
When it comes to the theory of multiple universes, one of the most important means by which a scientific hypothesis can be confirmed is simply unavailable.
Everybody can appreciate acts of kindness. But when it comes to explaining why we do them, people often take one of two extreme positions.
John Olson, a science specialist at the Minnesota Department of Education, had the opportunity to be a credentialed observer at the UN’s Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany. This is what he saw.
When we confabulate, we tell a story that is fictional, while believing that it is a true story.
Nearly one in four people caught cheating were exposed through Facebook, a recent UK study found.
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's 1946 work 'Man’s Search for Meaning' is considered one of the most influential books of all time. It may also hold a key to happiness and success.
How reliable are decades-old memories?
Will your job be one of those that soon disappears?
Do a quick search for “snakes” in the news and you’ll find people terrified, bitten or, sadly, killed by these creatures.
James Cook University professor Peter Ridd was censured and gagged after publicly expressing concerns about the vetting process of scientific research.
The actual entanglements of religious tradition and the development of science are far more interesting than the superficial conflict common today – and far more important.
Generally women involved in teacher-pupil sexual abuse cases do not fit the mould of what many consider a “predatory paedophile.”