Academics assume an advanced knowledge of philosophy.
In the quest to learn whether we are alone in the cosmos, astronomers are teasing out subtle wobbles and periodic dimmings of distant stars.
This small change in perspective can clear your emotional fog, allowing you to see past your biases.
I study toxicology: I look at the effects of substances on living organisms.
However solitary the power of an authoritarian leader might seem, dictators never rule alone. And mass protests alone are never enough.
Hypersane people are calm, contained and constructive.
The upper echelons of society bathe in a sea of honours, awards and celebrity.
Is it the same river from moment to moment – the water flowing over my foot spills toward the ocean while new waters join the river at its source – and am I the same person?
A growing body of research suggests that, rather than posing a threat to individual wellbeing, adopting a more sustainable lifestyle represents a pathway to a more satisfied life.
The fact that causes always come before their effects (in our world) does much to explain the way we look at future events.
Our next step is clear: we must understand the roots of this gender-interaction effect on bargaining settings, and how to overcome it.
Feeling states: anticipation can cause the heartrate to slow down.
It helps to think about what type of society we want to live in.
Civilisations evolve through strategic forgetting of what were once considered vital life skills
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.