Stephen Asma, professor of philosophy at Columbia College Chicago and author of On Monsters: An Unnatural History of Our Worst Fears, talks about our enduring fascination with monsters.
It has nothing to do with science itself
Jellyfish exhibit signs of a sleep state, which could mean that sleep predates the evolutionary development of central nervous systems.
Majority is comfortable with gentle behavioral modification
Dr. Ellen Hendriksen reveals why we choke, and how to come through in the clutch
A new study gives a portrait of female perpetrators
People would rather endure jail, death or a bucket of worms than be viewed as immoral
Is belief in aliens a religious impulse?
Complex computer modeling demonstrates that obsessive-compulsive disorder patients learn about their environments but don’t use that information to guide their actions
A group of objective expert advisers should counsel the Senate and House science committees
Intelligence is not the same as critical thinking and the difference matters
As we mourn the Las Vegas victims, a criminologist takes on misconceptions about gun violence
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythms.
This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen shows you how to vanquish childhood fears and phobias
In a “fake news” world, the neuroscientist Tali Sharot explains what convinces people—and what does not
Infants who saw a researcher keep at a difficult task tried harder themselves
Philosophy professor Nick Riggle offers “a unified theory of how not to suck”
The roots of the current campus madness