How and when you “self-talk” can increase your concentration and improve performance
Health & Science
Binge drinking wreaks havoc on young people’s lives — and may raise the risk of alcoholism in their future
Why do we see the biological basis of behavior as a threat to our core humanity, instead of a potential way to more deeply understand it?
Megacollaboration is becoming the norm in science. Here’s what we can learn about what works when working together
Novelist Alice Randall says black women choose to stay overweight, but the data proves social and environmental factors play a huge role
A radically simple solution to improving science education in America
Why Sears’ warning about the dangers of excessive crying takes liberties with the scientific research
Dr. Sears has gained a loyal following among moms who parent in the extreme. But his personal life informs his philosophy as much as his professional expertise
Pranks encourage innovation and fruitful camaraderie. Now get that cow down from the roof!
Some psychiatrists believe that racism is a mental disorder, but medicalizing social ills gets us no closer to a solution
Taking “field notes,” whether your field is a sales floor or unchartered wilderness, makes everyday observation more scientific
Stuart Chaifetz’s video shows how abusive teachers victimize the vulnerable and the voiceless
A new online tool, called the Wind Map, shows how our pollution gets spread far and wide.