You likely know that the study behind the vaccine-autism myth was discredited. What you might not know, however, are the ways the study was fraudulent from the start and how the scientific publishing process failed the public.
In addition to creating a COVID-19 vaccine, we need a major push to understand how people will react to it. Here are the questions we need to ask now to get ahead of the potential behavioral challenges.
As the world begins to open back up in fits and starts, we are, more than ever, longing for certainty. But certainty is likely a long way off. In the meantime, we should turn to practical wisdom to guide us.
In a new twist on an old study, researchers discover a common behavior in kids across cultures that might tell us something about how we can all cooperate better.
Leaders can profoundly influence our worldview. Too often, they peddle a false theory of human nature that weakens social ties.
A writer and psychologist’s take on what poker can teach us all about human nature.
In 1755, an earthquake in Lisbon forever changed the way we think about our place in the world and our obligation to others suffering, even in countries far away.