FORA.tv (Jan. 24, 2013) Wonderfest discusses the complexity of human overconfidence and the frailty of knowledge.
While self-confidence is a prized human attribute, too much confidence can be obnoxious, pernicious, and ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 31, 2012) Last year, so-called "Tiger Mom" Amy Chua made headlines for her intense parenting style that she maintains earned her daughter a place at Harvard University.
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AP (June 25, 2013) College students in post-Great Recession America are seeking more specialized training in hopes of improving their chances of landing a job quickly after graduation. Schools such as Michigan's ... watch video
CBC (Apr. 1, 2013) Music boosts the body's immune system and is more effective than prescription drugs in reducing anxiety before a surgery, a research review from two psychologists at Montreal's McGill University ... watch video
FORA.tv (Dec. 5, 2012) Lawrence Krauss is an internationally known theoretical physicist. He is the Director of the Origins Project and Professor of Physics at the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State ... watch video
Newsy (May 20, 2014) Researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder say spouses tend to be more genetically similar than two random people plucked off the street.
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Newsy (June 2, 2014) University of Edinburgh researchers found native English speakers who knew multiple languages scored higher on intelligence tests than their peers.
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Sep. 3, 2015 A study of about 800 children with autism found gender differences in a core feature of the disorder, as well as in the youngsters' brain structures. Girls with autism display less repetitive and ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 'Gaydar' -- the purported ability to infer whether people are gay or straight based on their appearance -- seemed to get a scientific boost from a 2008 study that concluded people could accurately ... read more
Sep. 4, 2015 In recent years, there’s been plenty of discussion about bias in the media. Yet some of the most seemingly biased media and news organizations also have the largest viewership and readership. Can ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 A new research approach shows how cells in the spinal cord synchronize many neurons at once to allow complex movements, which could have implications for treating spinal cord ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 Building on scientific evidence implicating disturbed calcium regulation in brain aging accumulated during the past 30 years, a research team has found a connection between unhealthy brain aging and ... read more
June 26, 2013 A computer analysis of nearly 2 million text messages (tweets) on the online social network Twitter found that Christians use more positive words, fewer negative words and engage in less analytical ... read more
Jan. 7, 2013 A new study found that thoughts of death increased atheists, Christians, Muslims and agnostics conviction in their own world views. For example, contrary to the wartime aphorism that there are no ... read more
Apr. 18, 2012 What's the group that least agrees with Americans' vision of their country? According to many sociological surveys, it's atheists. Previous research suggests that the dislike of ... read more
Nov. 30, 2011 Distrust is the central motivating factor behind why religious people dislike atheists, according to a new study led by psychologists. While reasons behind antagonism towards atheists have not been ... read more