Donald Trump receives historically low favorability ratings.
Approval ratings are usually a good way to predict the winner of the next presidential election. But Trump's numbers fall far outside any historical trends.
The solution to too much screen time may just be more apps.
Software makers including Apple have been creating apps aimed at limiting how much time we spend using our smartphones. A behavioral scientist explains how – and whether – they work.
Just sitting on a park bench, completely ignoring each other.
Americans are spending almost three and a half hours on their phones and tablets every day, twice the amount just five years ago. A behavioral scientist offers a few tips on how to take control.
Besoin d'amis ?
Avec Facebook et autres réseaux sociaux, chacun est amené à compter ses amis et à comparer sa popularité à celle des autres. Une pratique qui suscite, à tort, un sentiment de solitude préjudiciable.
Who needs ‘friends’?
Social media is making it easier than ever to measure your perceived popularity against your peers in ways that damage are well-being.
The Trump administration is facing a tough choice.
Why do we forget our dishonest actions?
We come across dishonest acts in our day-to-day lives. Perhaps we commit them as well. But, guess what? Most of us care so much about being moral that we tend to forget our unethical behavior.
Le coût élevé du Musée des Confluences à Lyon vient en partie des emprunts toxiques.
L’utilisation par des mairies d’emprunts toxiques était-il due à la mauvaise formation en économie des élus locaux ? Cette étude montre qu’au contraire, plus les élus savaient plus ils signaient.
What difference will the time of the test make?
Our memory and attention are at their peak only at certain times during the day. Why would the timing of test not affect students' performance?
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.
Elections will give Alexis Tspiras another chance to put Greece's financial house in order. Here's what he should do after the government reforms in September.
Will Greece’s asset fund turn into an investing piggy bank or another lost opportunity?
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Greece must sell €50 billion worth of government assets as part of its latest bailout. It could very well go wrong.
Varoufakis said he resigned to help the negotiations.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, who led a failed strategy to change the terms of Greece's bailout, resigned Monday.
A 1909 cartoon suggested taxes on divorces, dogs, rubber plants and more during debate over the 16th Amendment
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As you wrestle with figuring out what you owe Uncle Sam, consider why the United States opted for an income tax back in 1913.
A study found that sports teams with too many stars are susceptible to hierarchical disputes and deteriorating performance.
On October 28, journalist Matt Taibbi resigned from First Look Media, a fledgling news organization only ten months old. According to an article published on The Intercept: Taibbi and other journalists…