A sociologist says yes, but scientific research on the subject remains mixed.
From the emails they get in their inbox to the contents of their cereal boxes, kids should grow up encouraged to ask questions and seek out reliable evidence.
That’s what a psychologist argued on Reddit.
But there is ONE element which research shows makes a difference in the lives of young children.
A new study says yes.
A pair of Cornell researchers found that incompetent people cannot recognize their own incompetence.
On April 4, 2094 B.C. the world’s first recorded eclipse took place. And people freaked.
Skynet will never become self-aware.
But is his enthusiasm misplaced?
Our systems – and women – are tough on short men, studies show.
The sphericity of the earth, heliocentrism, and even evolution, had early antecedents.
Think you are a moral person? Studies show that moral behavior deviates sharply based on situational context.
There seems to be an underlying message about science and progress.
The response provoked chuckles, but it bears asking: Does A.I pose a threat to human life?
We might be closer to confronting the ethical debate from Jurassic Park than anyone believed.
If too much socialization wears you out, it might be because you’re smart.
The Holocaust Museum: A Warning against Tyranny, a Tribute to Liberty
Perhaps pills shouldn't be the go-to panacea.
Norwegian Study: Marriages are stronger with traditional arrangements.
Science is hard work, even for geniuses.
The pressure to get funding is extraordinary, and its causing some scientists to fudge their data.
In many cases, what used to be called simple “unhappiness” gets medicalized as “depression”...
Chaotic environments can lead to overeating.
Has medicine today become too much about process, and not enough about relationships?
Humans' Neanderthal DNA is linked to a number of conditions.
Cleanliness is certainly good, but have Americans actually over-obsessed in this area?
On Tuesday, the CDC recommended that all women who are sexually active, fertile, and don't use birth control should stop drinking.