Steven Pinker: How Language Influences Your Brain

Harvard educated professor Steven Arthur Pinker is a Canadian-American cognitive scientist, psychologist, psycholinguist, and a public…

Switching to Renewable Energy Could Save Trillions

Jonah Fisher at the BBC: Switching from fossil fuels to renewable energy could save the world…

Will Artificial Intelligence Kill College Writing?

Jeff Schatten in The Chronicle of Higher Education: When I was a kid, my favorite poem…

Our Shambled National Economy and Bogus Lifestyle

During the period covering last 10 years, following TEN major reasons of serious deterioration in a…

Are soul mates real, according to science?

Amir Levine in The Washington Post: For humans, biologically speaking, soul mates are entirely real. But just…

As Language Evolves, Who Wins Out: Speakers or Listeners?

Sean Trott in Psyche: Some words are much more frequent than others. For example, in a sample…

Humanity Was Stagnant For Millennia — Then Something Big Changed 150 Years Ago

“Do we indeed have to worry more about how to utilize our wealth, and less about…

Longtermism: The New Moral Mathematics

In his new book, philosopher William MacAskill implies that humanity’s long-term survival matters more than preventing…

Anywhere But Here: Where Did the Pandemic Start?

Jon Cohen in Science: When Alice Hughes downloaded a preprint from the server Research Square in September…

Why Modern Medicine Can’t Work Without Stories

Polly Morland in The Guardian: Most of us over the age of 30 can remember the family…