Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries.
It can feel like we have a firm sense of our histories. But we can only make out the twigs.
Read comic: I, Germ Line – by Mike Dawson
“Not everybody is as mockable as everybody else, and some mockability doesn’t have consequences.”
Apparently, conservatives are more intolerant.
To a surprising degree, our political beliefs may derive from a specific aspect of our biological makeup: our propensity to feel physical revulsion.
Researchers look at countries that have prohibited corporal punishment for kids and their rate of youth violence.
Writing into her 90s — her last book was published last month — Dr. Midgley challenged with wit and verve the primacy of science as arbiter of reality.
Dr. Mischel’s experiments with preschoolers and sweets zeroed in on the importance of delayed gratification, and his insights changed the study of personality.