Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago, talks about his two latest books, The Evolution of Imagination and Why We Need Religion.
The Michigan Scientific Literacy Survey of 2017 found that last year's total solar eclipse got Americans more interested in celestial science.
Colleen Ganley, assistant professor of developmental psychology, answers
Study shows a cost for males who defy gender stereotypes
Both men and women tended to pursue mates just 25 percent more desirable than themselves—suggesting they are "optimistic realists." Christopher Intagliata reports.
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen goes straight for the gut with three surprising mind-gut connections
Use “negative reappraisal,” and understand you have work to do—time alone may not be enough
300 to 400 physicians kill themselves each year
The surprising power of “hostile mediators”
About 5 percent of crows will attempt to copulate with other crows that have joined the choir invisible.
A 1-degree Celsius rise corresponded to a 1.4 percent increase in suicides
Is it true that extroverts have shallow relationships and draw energy from others like a vampire? Not so fast
There is a way that the dark makes us feel safer—and this has implications for our health
Are consciousness, free will and God insoluble mysteries?
Convincing people who doubt the validity of climate change and evolution to change their beliefs requires overcoming a set of ingrained cognitive biases
Perhaps the draw of roller coasters is the enjoyment of the visceral sensation of fear itself, much like watching a horror movie
Humans, rats and mice all exhibit the decision-making phenomenon, but new research suggests not all choices are equally vulnerable to it
Lying has gotten a bad rap. In fact, it is among the most sophisticated accomplishments of the human mind. But how can one tell if a person is fibbing?
The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers. Whether they are unusually smooth or convoluted depends on location and age