New research on magical thinking challenges many traditional views of cognition.
Gustav Kuhn | Jul 19
An excerpt from Chomsky and Moro’s new book “The Secrets of Words.”
Noam Chomsky and Andrea Moro | Jul 7
Two leading voices in evolutionary consciousness science explore the subject through words and images.
Simona Ginsburg and Eva Jablonka | Jun 24
Adopting autonomous vehicles is a question of psychology as much as of technology.
Jean-François Bonnefon | Jun 21
For over a century, buttons have conjured fears of all-or-nothing actions that could spiral out of control.
Rachel Plotnick | Jun 16
The Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses free will, time travel, and the relationship between innovation and scientific discovery.
Adolfo Plasencia | May 23
Throughout history, scientists have tried to understand the characteristics that a chemical system must possess in order to be considered living.
Laura Tripaldi | May 18
An excerpt from Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s autobiography, “Recollections of my Life.”
Santiago Ramón y Cajal | May 9
There is more to running than just training your muscles and improving your stamina. It is also a mental sport, and maybe even more so than previously believed.
Mariska van Sprundel | Apr 26
Honesty is a core scientific virtue, but what does it require of us?
Robert T. Pennock | Apr 19