Philosopher Jesse Prinz has argued that empathy is prejudiced and leads to “moral myopia.”
Academics say in new paper that moral outrage is "a means of reducing guilt over one’s own moral failings and restoring a moral identity.”
A recent Pew Internet Survey found that four out of 10 people online have been harassed online.
In the digital playground that is Facebook, our inputs are binary.
An unhealthy belief in the importance of the self makes people reactive, defensive, and unhappy.
Aristotle said rituals define who we are. But a recent study shows new habits are not easily formed.
Though nano-techology can’t do everything that science fiction has promised just yet, it is changing the world as we know it.
Medical experts speak out against supporting transitions for transgender children.
The stereotype that women are by nature better than men at child rearing is reinforced by the assumption that parental duties must be split equally.
The ban comes days after the British paper published a story in which a whistleblower alleged a federal agency manipulated climate data.
Rather than suppressing our kids’ natural behavior with powerful medications, maybe we need to learn to suppress our own.
Politics is not the only place to look for 'fake news".
A pair of researchers found that traffic jams don't just waste time and fuel, they actually precipitate domestic violence.
Children born into cohabiting families are about twice as likely to see their parents split, a new study found.
According to recent estimates, the average age at which boys now begin use of Internet pornography is 11.
“Medical assistance in dying" could save Canada as much as $138.8 million annually.
Those leading the boycott may be suffering from what one author calls the Othello Principle: “The eye sees what the mind looks for.”
Will our efforts to manipulate mankind through science only end in dehumanizing our own selves?
“I have a foreboding of an America in my children’s or grandchildren’s time – when the United States is a service and information economy…
Stop panicking about the “gag order” or “censorship” of federal agencies like the EPA.
Interpreting fossils that aren’t there comes with its own peculiar challenges, but the gaps that haunt the record also tell a story.
It’s related to something called information avoidance.
The problem with implicit bias tests.
Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish.
The judge did not go easy on her.
Penn State is launching a campaign to help students cope with the stress, anxiety and distress they feel as Trump's presidency nears.
A pair of academic researchers found that the more people used their phones the less they trusted strangers.
National Geographic is now trying its hand at gender theory.