Empathy is an inherently good human quality. So, why is Yale psychologist Paul Bloom against it? We talk with him about why feeling others’ pain makes for bad public policy.
Do you believe that the illuminati run the world? That there was a second gunman? That everything is not what it appears? Well, even if you don’t, conspiracy theories help shape our world. Here's a look at the psychology behind them.
Why do we use mice for medical research? It all started with fancy mice.
Pride isn’t just for cheating athletes or bullies. Psychology professor Jessica Tracy explains why pride is a key human emotion.
It’s very unlikely that you will be killed by a far-off terrorist group. So why do we worry about it so much? National security expert Juliette Kayyem explains what we should — and shouldn’t — be afraid of.
Using methods that were pioneered by the campaigns of George W. Bush and further developed in Barack Obama’s bids for the White House, the Clinton campaign has been using big data to get a detailed picture of individual voters.
CEO Howard Schultz is hailed as an innovator, but less known is that many of his Starbucks inspirations didn't take with Americans. But he's "a very good listener," says one historian — and he adapted.
Dating is a relatively modern concept, little more than 100 years old. But in that time, so much has changed.
There are striking similarities between today and the Renaissance era. The good news? Humanity survived the Renaissance.
Dating apps have been around for a while, but not the industry is expanding to create apps more focused on finding friends than finding a special someone.