Setbacks are inevitable but there are ways to cope with them and meet your goals
Of studies presented at conferences, those that found a cognitive benefit to bilingualism were almost twice as likely to get published in journals as were studies finding no benefit. Karen Hopkin reports
What is it about the financial sector that encourages bad behavior?
A new neuroscience of intelligence is revealing that not all brains work in the same way
Match wits with the Mensa puzzlers
Trick your brain into meeting any due date
Why smart people sometimes do dumb things
Vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’ on this seminal question that has perplexed philosophers for millenia
Outstanding creativity in all domains may stem from shared attributes and a common process of discovery
Neurons fire in your head before you become aware that you have made a decision. But this discovery does not mean you are a “biochemical puppet”
Concentration affects how we detect and perceive objects and scenes
Implicit bias against another race lessened after volunteers experienced themselves via virtual reality as a member of that race. Karen Hopkin reports
Job satisfaction is a surprisingly fragile state. Here's how to protect yourself against the top contributors to burnout
Children whose mothers were exposed to high levels of fine particulate pollution in late pregnancy have up to twice the risk of developing autism as children of mothers breathing cleaner air, scientists reported...
The Ellis Island intelligence tests, 1915
—Emma Poltrack, Virginia
A fun family psychology problem from Science Buddies
Children whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of phthalates, common chemicals in consumer products, in late pregnancy tend to score lower than other kids on intelligence tests at age 7...
Pizza Hut has started to test eye-tracking technology for ordering in some of its U.K. restaurants, but it may not get your order right
If you're in an up mood, you may walk more energetically. But a study finds that purposefully walking more energetically may improve your mood. Christie Nicholson reports