Researchers recently analyzed the impact social media has on young people’s character and moral development.
Reading magazines and newspapers did not produce the same result.
It has something to do with the virtues and values emphasized in each of the franchises.
Millennial males in college are significantly weaker than their fathers, new research suggests.
Is our society overlooking one of the primary benefits of work?
Part of the problem is that happiness isn’t just one thing.
Our obsession with smartphones is a good example of what has been referred to as the “paradox of technology.” It both frees and enslaves.
The ultimate purpose of scientific inquiry remains rather obscure today. Here's why.
In recent years the competition among universities has become so intense that several have admitted to dishonestly manipulating the stats.
New research shows how disruptive students damage the long-term prospects of their peers.
Ivy League researchers found that women are chillier to one another after competition than men.
Tesla passed away in 1943, but his legend continues to grow.
Let's see how well you remember 5th grade science.
Scientific research shows how different types of noise and silence affect the brain.
Research shows that people have grown accustomed to informal, sloppy text messaging. Will this erode our writing skills?
The findings were published in the Washington Post. (And pretty much nowhere else.)
Bowie’s family was plagued by insanity.
Today would have been his 114th birtdhay.
It’s kind of scary.
Psychologist Jonathan Haidt says many people today live in a ‘moral matrix’.
The problem with scientism is that it tends to be prejudiced and therefore not very scientific.
Rome’s famous natural historian offered some, er, unusual cures for various ailments.
'The inheritance of parental traumatic exposure,' researchers are calling it.
Here’s what it does say.
Dr. Leon Eisenberg, the ‘father’ of ADHD, said just before his death that ADHD ‘is a prime example of a fictitious disease.
Recent studies have tested the actual impact of apologies on children.
Quiz time! How well do you know your literary classics?
Reason may demand a healthy skepticism.