"Our hospital is no different than a human hospital, really. It’s just a little bit bigger."
Not curbing its taste for meat could cost the U.S. almost $200 billion each year—and the global economy up to $1.6 trillion.
And they don't always like what they see.
Adults often have trouble understanding young children’s needs and inner lives—but paying closer attention to the way they experience the world can be valuable.
A philosopher explains how feelings influence right and wrong.
A new poll shows people still think the collection of their personal data is a bad thing—but they’re marginally more willing to support increased national-security surveillance.
Yes, but they're more skeptical about whether going to college helps them achieve their goals.
The social network that cheapened friendship takes a tiny step toward celebrating it.
Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.
The lifespan of a thought experiment
The psychologist Sherry Turkle argues that replacing face-to-face communication with smartphones is diminishing people’s capacity for empathy.
What I learned—as a political outsider—visiting a low-key campaign event for John Kasich.
Many educators are introducing meditation into the classroom as a means of improving kids’ attention and emotional regulation.
Alain de Botton's self-help books for those who style themselves as intellectuals are making their way to the United States.
William Deresiewicz explains how an elite education can lead to a cycle of grandiosity and depression.
New research suggests that repetition—while strengthening some aspects of memory—may interfere with our ability to remember nuanced, specific details.