Centuries ago, the typical British coffeehouse was more like a "school without a master" than a place to grab a quick boost of caffeine.
In an age of high quit rates, struggling low-wage employees, and tone-deaf leadership, the call for “good jobs” makes great sense.
If we took the values and principles of cooperation to the next level, we could effectively tackle many crises.
A philosophy of birth can offset the prevailing narrative around extinction and mortality.
"Groupthink" gets a bad rap. In reality, we need groups to focus our thinking and to build on the ideas of others.
In a time when we dislike and distrust our politicians, why can't we get more popular leaders like Kim Jong Un and Bashar al-Assad?
The Shirky Principle states that "institutions will try to preserve the problem to which they are the solution."
The researchers rebuked writers, scholars, and public figures for lazily perpetuating the notion of widespread gender bias in academic science.
Rather than sending serial killer art to auctions, it should be sent to abnormal psychologists for research.
Wealthier in resources; poorer in time.
How humans came to feel comfortable among strangers, like those in a café, is an under-explored mystery.
The sapient paradox: With brains like ours, why did prehistoric humans wait millennia to start civilization?
One hypothesis: "gossip traps."
80% of the world was once polygamous. What happened?
The curiosity of children is a national resource. Adults destroy it.
Changes in the world population are determined by two metrics: the number of babies born, and number of people dying.
The lack of friendship is particularly a problem for men. But there are easy ways to make friends.
Adolescents actively shape the transformation of religion and become the bearers of new religious patterns, worldviews, and values.
Do you think other people are happier than you?
Expert Louise Perry discusses the idea of sexual disenchantment, the commodification of sex, and the impact of the online porn industry on society.
Nevada has the fewest number of native-born citizens.