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Martin Luther Rewired Your Brain

How mass literacy, spurred by Protestantism, reconfigured our neural pathways.

Digging Deeper Into Holocaust History

What geoscientists are uncovering in Eastern Europe.

We Need More Feminist Dads

It’s not easy to overcome the masculine conception of fatherhood.

Want to Get Out Alive? Follow the Ants

Ants show that emergency exits can work better when they’re obstructed.

Who Said Nobody Read Isaac Newton?

It’s a myth that legendary works in science aren’t read.

Why Horror Films Are More Popular Than Ever

It feels good to control what will terrify you.

Why a Universal Society Is Unattainable

Our minds evolved in an Us-vs-Them universe of our own making.

Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War

Historian Margaret MacMillan on what war reveals about human nature.

Humans Have Rights and So Should Nature

An “Earth lawyer” argues for cultural transformation in environmental law.