Are you a soldier or a scout? Your answer to this question, says decision-making expert Julia Galef, might determine how clearly you see the world.

Four-and-a-half years after her popular and powerful TED Talk, the social psychologist updates the research on posture and hormones, responds to her critics and discusses her current work.

Neuroscientist Uri Hasson takes us inside his lab’s fascinating research — and our heads — to show the meeting of the minds that occurs every time we talk to each other.

We’ve all created our own personal histories, marked by highs and lows, that we share with the world — and we can shape them to live with more meaning and purpose.

Jason Travis

Research-backed advice for what you need to do on your holiday break (and how long you should do it for)

A selection of uplifting reads — all suggested by TED speakers — for your end-of-year break.

Doug Chayka

What looks like (and reads like) the truth may be riddled with lies if you look more closely, says neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin