Scientific breakthroughs may be rare, but they never take place in an intellectual vacuum. Newton’s recognition that he was standing on the shoulders of giants has never been more true than it is today,
The new year has brought us the apparently new phenomena of fake news and alternative facts, in which black is white, up is down, and reality is up for grabs. The inauguration crowds were the largest No,
This weekend on Face the Nation, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus defended US president Donald Trump’s declaration that the American press is “the enemy.” “Certainly we would never condone violence,”
Never in modern times have so many people in so many powerful positions had so feeble a grasp on the basics of logic and reason. With this in mind, here's what passes for "a sound argument" among the challenged:
While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s
Are you making the smartest decisions about food? We’re not talking about calories. We’re talking about foods that actually help improve brain function. If you ever find yourself being forgetful or sluggish,
Change is something everyone grapples with--whether it's kicking a bad habit, coming up with new and original ideas, shifting a business focus, changing behaviors, changing company culture, or trying change
. I wanted to explain how Western civilization began to think about moral behavior since the Greeks, specifically with Plato and his famous theory of the World of Forms, those eternal Essences that exist
I went to New Zealand to break my brain and put it back together, without ever having meditated before. I had no idea what I was in for I signed up for a Vipassana course in a moment of quiet desperation.
When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie. Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven.
You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to fluid,