Science & Society
Science has always had the power to change societies. And sometimes, roles are reversed and science itself is put under the microscope...
Prediction, Action, and the Embodied Mind
Oxford UP, 2015
The Coming Age of Hyperintelligence
MIT Press, 2019
The Calorie Counter
Evolutionary anthropologist Herman Pontzer busts myths about how humans burn calories – and why
Missed Shots: Science Revisits its 2020 Breakthrough of the Year
The COVID-19 vaccine rollout was a spectacular success – and a stunning tragedy.
Building Trust at the Origin
Project Origin aims to create a measure of accountability through provenance: By certifying the source of the content like a watermark, we can safeguard against manipulation.
Financial Temptation Increases Civic Honesty
Altruism and self-image, not selfishness, drive surprising findings
A psychologist has shown how police questioning can get innocent people to condemn themselves.
Four Steps to Global Management of Space Traffic
Jamie Morin sets out the elements required to track satellites and avoid crashes.