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The OA, Westworld, Stranger Things, and other recent works toy with the idea of multiple realities—and bring the thrill of new religion.
Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
IT’S WELL-ESTABLISHED SCIENCE THAT READING boosts vocabulary, sharpens reason and expands intellectual horizons. But the latest round of research on the benefits of literature focuses on how it improves not our IQ, but our EQ. Book lovers profess a
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
THE STAR OF ABC’S SPEECHLESS OPENS UP ABOUT WORKING AND THRIVING WITH CEREBRAL PALSY
IT’S EASY TO DISMISS PEOPLE WHO believe things that are factually incorrect—that vaccines cause autism, for example, or that climate change isn’t real. But if we really want to change how they think, we need to take an honest look at what’s driving t
It can be funny or serious, but your brand has to be authentically you.
THE FACT THAT HUMANS LIVE LONGER THAN EVER BEFORE cuts both ways, because the more time we spend on the planet, the more things can go haywire in our bodies and our minds. It’s a particular challenge for neurologists who want to keep our brains healt
A conversation with Michael Lewis about his new book on the research of Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky
Confronting someone doesn't have to be a defensive maneuver or a counterattack.
IT’S COMMON FOR ADULTS TO FEEL LIKE we’re drowning in judgment—“You’re not famous enough,” “You’re not smart enough,” “You’re not thin enough.” The weight of these appraisals, from others and from ourselves, can prevent us from looking at the world a
The host of radio’s On Being talks about wisdom, debate, downright disagreement—and coming together when things fall apart
At what point would you start to express a strong preference for sameness?
The pros share what works for them. Read and learn.
The fantastic new film treats numbers as an instrument of meritocracy. It’s not alone in that.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?