Our study found encouraging people to do their own research comes with risks – including shifting too much responsibility onto the individual.
Analysis of 46 studies indicates that there’s still a lot of uncertainty about the long-term impacts of digital device use on cognition.
School teaches us to read a text carefully in order to understand it. But on the web, ignoring information is a survival skill.
A tweet led a scholar to consider how misinformation is changing the ways we evaluate information and trust others.
Is a 19th-century French author’s cosmic joke turning into a real-life global nightmare?
Worried about an uncertain future? A psychologist offers tips to overcome the stress.
As people have grown closer and more connected, the old definition of loneliness slipped away – and a new one has emerged.
Today it’s estimated that we take in about five times as much information as we did 25 years ago, and that we process as much data in a day as our 15th century ancestors would have in their lifetime.