The problem for people who care about government transparency is that the CIA's efforts to conceal history go far beyond soup.
A more subtle form of prejudice than racism proves deeply problematic.
New research suggests that practicing Bach and Beethoven can build up the brain.
Nearly two-thirds believe they're smarter than average.
New research finds the stereotype that intellectual genius is a male trait can dampen females' interest in certain jobs or fields of study.
Sure, Trump's recent comments on his own brilliance might sound vexing. But candidates (and pundits) are always getting caught up in post-election narratives.
Do you think almost everyone has the potential to excel?
How is it that so many U.S. officials know what happened in a closed-door meeting?
Our machines are very smart. They’re also very incompetent.
A study finds a new link between mutations and intellectual disability, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore non-genetic factors.
On this charged issue, a team of researchers comes to the opposite conclusion of some of their colleagues.
Throughout the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our second-annual list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young people we predict will have an impact on the social, political, and economic issues we make it our mission to cover every day at Pacific Standard.
One sociology professor recalls finally getting rid of the objects meant only to indicate membership in a particular class.
New research suggests bias also can be found within racial categories.
Thanks in part to the work of Hanns Scharff and a slew of studies on interrogation techniques, we know it's best to be genuinely friendly no matter who you're trying to get information out of.