A growing number of artists are using data from self-tracking apps in their pieces, showing that creative work is as much a product of its technology as of its time.
Student campaigns urging universities to divest from industries such as fossil fuels and firearms have become increasingly popular. But financially speaking, they may be purely symbolic.
Some politicians want to get rid of the AP U.S.-history curriculum because it paints a cynical picture of the country's backstory.
One campus is refusing to admit kids who haven't been immunized, and more could follow.
An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.
Some argue that a female sexual-dysfunction drug is a matter of equality among the sexes. Others say it creates a medical problem where none exists.
How a building can pay homage to the past while helping people to forget it
The paintings of seven-year-old Aelita Andre have sold for tens of thousands of dollars, raising the question of what separates true, precocious genius from mere youthful creativity with hype.
How the media covers the people behind today's grim statistics
One of the most influential modern psychologists, Walter Mischel, addresses misconceptions about his study, and discusses how both adults and kids can master willpower.
Increasingly, doctors are using their patients' own immune systems as valuable weapons against the disease.
Why providing women more options to control pregnancies is in the interest of everyone
A new report argues that the way to attract and hold onto high quality school leaders is to give them more autonomy, administrative support, and a $100,000 raise.
A new report found that many New York City schools in low-income areas don't have teachers for creative fields like dance, music, painting, or sculpture.
Advocates say teenagers deserve a say in policies that affect them. But do students have the maturity and experience to make responsible decisions?
"The myth of selectivity, that college admissions gets harder with each passing year, is both true and untrue."
Sigma Alpha Epsilon's new pledging policy may be good for PR, but it doesn't address the health risks of frats' binge-drinking culture
Living in tiny spaces can cause psychological problems.
Men and women are roughly equally likely to be infertile, but for years the focus has been on female treatments.
The city's private schools may stop using a decades-old kindergarten admissions test, but the change is unlikely to have a real impact.