Are you a mover, a perceiver, a stimulator, or an adapter? Modes of thinking can be understood in terms of how the top and bottom—rather than right and left—parts of the brain interact.
This seems like a reasonable response to the problem of making calls in noisy environments.
How a Twitter diatribe turned into an article in one of the world's most prestigious journals
Employers are urging workers to stop smoking and lose weight, but many argue workplace wellness programs are ineffective—and can even hurt less-healthy employees. What's the proper role of an employer in facilitating a healthy lifestyle?
A conversation with scholar Georgina Kleege about what her cane tells her, how tech designers should think about visual impairments, and why "bluetooth shoes for the blind" are a terrible idea
'Medical creep' happens when doctors perform procedures or prescribe treatments for patients in the absence of clear evidence that patients will benefit. The slow changes can gradually transform the structure of our healthcare system—sometimes for the better.
A step beyond caffeine, Adderall and other common ADHD medications can improve productivity and focus—even when medical necessity remains debatable.
It's easy to be skeptical of drug companies. But those of us with polycystic kidney disease, a potentially fatal genetic disorder, stringent FDA regulation seems to be taking away hope.
This simulation gives an eerily omniscient vantage on the world as it fills.
A product intended for people with digestive disorders may have wider appeal.
In some new systems where doctors are reviewed by patients, physicians unwilling to supply addicts with pain pills receive poor patient-satisfaction feedback. That is judged as poor performance by hospital administrators.
Thanks to computer-aided genealogical analysis, your family may have 43,000,000 members.
Recent trends show that people increasingly value material goods over relationships—but neuroscience and evolution say this goes against our nature.
Cutting-edge technology leads to a big discovery.
Online communities like those on Tumblr are perpetuating ideas of "beautiful suffering," confusing what it means to be clinically depressed.
A neuropsychological approach to happiness, by meeting core needs (safety, satisfaction, and connection) and training neurons to overcome a negativity bias
Doctors at the University of Mississippi dissected two chicken nuggets, looked at them under a microscope, and were "astounded."
Ethics for and against giving in-demand cancer treatments to children first
“The line is blurring between wakefulness and sleep.”
The case of a man undergoing nasal reconstruction is being called global medical progress.