In the drive towards the cure for ageing, evolutionary medicine has the potential to further our understanding of why human diseases arise, and elucidate the unanticipated costs of subverting this intrinsic biological process.
No matter how far you travel, no matter in which direction you point, there is nowhere on Earth that remains free from the traces of human activity.
Actors forget their identities like stoners forget the quadratic formula. The information isn’t gone – just temporarily offline.
A question of ethics.
Singing is universal. It is found in all cultures and, despite protestations of tone deafness, the vast majority of people can sing.
The overall result is relative inequality. The smart stay smart, and the dumb get dumber, further entrenching social disadvantage.
Prison encourages a hypermasculine ‘survival’ front that is not conducive to growth and personal development.
For almost as long as modern science has been around, the idea that animals can remember past experiences seemed so preposterous that few researchers bothered to study it.
Whether it’s in the care industries or at home, emotional labour has long been associated with women – which is a major reason why it has been overlooked for so long. Today, in the face of technological change, it’s being held up as the one form of work that’s safe from automation.
The tests are sold with variations on a single pitch: find your story. But what happens when that story is just gossip?
If the image you are looking at is disturbing, is it because it is explicit and unfamiliar to you, or is it because it is wrong? When are you looking at a problem, and when is the problem you?
Positive emotions – such as excitement, joy, and serenity – promote success in the workplace.
When someone forms beliefs about you in a predictive, generalized way, they fail to see you, they fail to interact with you as a person. This is not only upsetting. It is a moral failing.
There are somethings a robot just can’t do. Here, we’ll show you.
While we tend to condemn clichés harshly, they actually help us bond with and understand other human beings.
Does the apparent openness of the future boil down to what you can influence?