According to a recent theory in quantum mechanics, the universe is one big simulation – just like in “The Matrix”. Will you take the red or blue pill?
The Incan Empire was driven by many surprising yet successful ideas – such as managing a powerful political entity without a market economy.
Somewhat surprisingly, trees that grow close together form sociable communities, where they ‘talk’ to each other, share information and look after themselves.
Research explains the positive impact and health benefits of children spending more time in nature.
After decades of research and analysis of geoscience data, the seventh largest geological continent officially exists.
Science doesn’t exist in a cultural and existential vacuum and its teaching shouldn’t either.
Two types of thinking have a time-sharing deal going on in your brain.
A groundbreaking Stanford University study explains the areas of the brain that are impacted by hypnosis.
It's insidious and destructive, but there are some things you can do to develop a healthier relationship with material things.
The idea of 'absolute time' is an illusion. Physics and subjective experience reveal why.
Researchers dramatically improve the accuracy of a number that connects fundamental forces.
Fractal patterns are noticed by people of all ages, even small children, and have significant calming effects.
A study explores how your dog does when you're not home.
Try not to think about your hands. Now enjoy a few minutes of not being able to stop thinking about them.
A new study found similarities between the human brain and the cosmic network of galaxies.
The bubonic plague ravaged the world for centuries, killing up to 200 million people.
Synchronous movement seems to help us form cohesive groups by shifting our thinking from "me" to "we."
Psychedelic therapy will become legal in Oregon in 2023. That's thanks largely to a renaissance of psychedelic research that's changing attitudes on the substances' medical potential.
There is a neurological link between serotonin levels and the brain’s ability to control impulses and patience levels.
One of the world’s most isolated island groups has just been made one of the world’s largest ocean reserves.
A deeper appreciation for science and less unnecessary spending could be in our future.
A study of the Mosuo women, known for their matriarchy, suggests that gender roles can influence our health outcomes.
The heart of the religious ritual is mysticism, argues Brian Muraresku in "The Immortality Key."
MRI scans show that hunger and loneliness cause cravings in the same area, which suggests socialization is a need.
Take one long stroll, four times a week.
The area of the brain that recognizes letters and words is ready for action right from the start.
The study identified superhabitable planets outside of our solar system.
Eastern traditions have complex views on how karma affects your life.
Certain colors are globally linked to certain feelings, the study reveals.
A new study collected 500 data points per second. Handwriting won out.
Sir Roger Penrose claims our universe has been through multiple Big Bangs, with more coming.
Move over, forest bathing.
Grandfathers, take heart. You'll survive the paradox that's been gunning for you since the 1930s.
For centuries, people have wondered what the universe is really made of. According to some radical scientists, information data are at the root of all that exists.
The human brain creates multi-dimensional nervous structures that grow and disintegrate like castles made of sand.
The psychologist Abraham Maslow created a hierarchy of needs, which collectively represent the needs and desires required to motivate all human behaviour. How do we reach the highest level?
In America, one in five women choose not to be mothers. Contrary to appearances, the reason for this decision is rarely egoism.
Being kind to others positively impacts your physical and mental health, according to this groundbreaking research by Stanford professor Dr. James Doty.