Collective wisdom might best be found when small groups of people are given a chance to discuss and deliberate, say social scientists Dan Ariely, Gerry Garbulsky, Joaquin Navajas and Mariano Sigman. Could this suggest a better way to vote?

Enjoy these insights from older Americans on the key ingredients for a good life, and get inspired to do your own interview for this year’s Great Thanksgiving Listen.

US activist Amanda Nguyen has continually defied the odds to pass bipartisan legislation in today’s divided times. She tells us how she did it — and how you can do it, too.

Mathematicians Hannah Fry and Thomas Oléron Evans have crunched the numbers. Forget utilities — these are the properties you really should be investing in.

Not every conversation with a climate denier has to lead to raised voices and hurt feelings. Here’s how to do it constructively.

The security of Western democracies depends on our welcoming displaced people, not deporting or demonizing them, says refugee advocate David Miliband.

Put your bot-sniffing skills to the test, and see how you do.