Noah Davis talks to Scott Aaronson—named by SuperScholar as one of the 30 smartest people alive—about the unpopularity of nerds, the value of skipping grades, and why Shakespeare isn't the worst.
How the allure of free tricks your mind into accepting irrational options.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
The visual field accounts for the recent past in order to prevent us from feeling like we've gone mad.
Genome theft is already a possibility, and that problem looks like it's only going to grow.