The insatiable addiction to an ever-increasing numbers of "likes" or "friends" we accumulate is with us here today, creating the potential for a dystopian society.
Transgender suicide is a public health crisis for the estimated 150,000 trans teens and 1.4 million trans adults in the U.S. Policies of the Trump administration could make it worse.
The common belief in alternative facts is not an accident; it makes the worldview of the true believers internally consistent, hence, its strength. And, once we form our view of the world, it is hard to change it.
The complex wiring in the brain that mediates ticklishness is well described, but why did ticklishness survive when natural selection usually eliminates useless or deleterious traits?
If you want to maintain your cognitive function, it takes more than brain games. You must activate many brain areas with seriously hard mental work.
Violence is deeply rooted in our genes, but the good news is that we have the tools to overcome our genetic imperative—societal order, morals, ethics, and, if all fails, police and a judicial system.
The slippery slope of repeated lying, especially when the lie benefits the liar, exists in the brain. Dov Michaeli explains.
In light of the recent developments in the 2016 Presidential campaign, Dov Michaeli revisits his discussion of confirmation bias and Trump supporters.