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Why We Need Court Jesters in Space

Behavioral scientists explain why Mars missions need humor.

Wikipedia and the Wisdom of Polarized Crowds

A lesson in how to break out of filter bubbles.

The Well-Meaning Bad Ideas Spoiling a Generation

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt on politics, morality, and the coddling of the American mind.

Watch and See: The Medium Really Is the Message

How communication technologies shaped the arts and sciences.

How We’ll Forget John Lennon

Our culture has two types of forgetting.

Eating for Peace

How cuisine bridges cultures.

What a Russian Smile Means

How culture and history make American and Russian smiles different.

Why Women Choose Differently at Work

Psychologist Susan Pinker on the role of choice in gender differences in the workplace.