Is everything predetermined, or is it all random? Or is there something in between that we call free will that defies our attempts to explain it?
More than 14 million kids attend summer camp each year.
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Summer camps – long the stuff of American lore – can teach kids important life lessons as they have some fun along the way. Two experts on summer camp offer insight into what those lessons are.
Gov. Ralph Northam has fumbled his apology.
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Trying to figure out if Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam or other would-be penitents are sincere? A scholar who analyzed dozens of recent apologies offers a user's guide.
Self-help leaders can convince us that we have the responsibility to improve our lives. But this can ignore the realities of social inequities. Tony Robbins, motivational speaker, personal finance instructor and self-help author on ‘Wall Street Week’ in 2016.
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Self-help books can help us get through difficult times by telling us we have the agency to take control. But this method can also ignore structural inequities and negatively influence public policy.
President Donald Trump, August 30, 2018.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.
Cybersecurity is everyone’s problem, all over the world.
In reality, cybersecurity attacks are like a disease affecting people globally.
It is important that consideration is given to the role played by individuals working within departments, not just the government.
Probes that can transmit electricity inside the skull raise questions about personal autonomy and responsibility.
Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant? As neurotechnologies advance, a neuroethicist and a legal expert write that now's the time to hash it out.
Corporates are willing to embrace corporate social responsibility initiatives. But many fail due to cultural insensitivity and misplaced communication strategies.
A history of inequality and division in society has reinforced a sense of separation – and it has benefited the far right.
Whether such a verdict would be handed down in Australia remains to be seen, but there are a few things we do know about cases like this one.
The leadership crisis experienced at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa reveals deep seated corporate governance failures in the management of the country's state owned enterprises.
Technological inventions have made life easier around the home and have meant fewer and fewer chores for the kids.
Decreasing levels of empathy in young people are partly due to changes in parenting styles that came about in the 1980s.
Understanding why time seems to speed up under certain conditions could reveal when we really feel responsible for our actions.
Voicing concerns isn’t the same as smashing the latest technology.
We've missed plenty of early warnings about past scientific breakthroughs. Is it neo-Luddite to proceed with caution as an innovator?
I didn’t do it!
If we start holding robots responsible for their actions – and accidents – we let their human designers and operators off the hook.
Your brain is still you.
Imagine that Brian promises to drive you to the airport but never shows up, and you miss your flight. When you confront Brian, he tells you that he remembered his promise but decided to watch a movie instead…
Those who place responsibility for road accidents on others have worse mental and physical health outcomes than those who…
The capacity to make choices that promote our ends is dependent on a supportive environment.
The debate over the use of mandatory pre-commitment technology in poker machines is the latest front in an ongoing war that pits advocates of personal responsibility against people motivated by concerns…