The Guardian Summaries and Reviews
See all summaries and reviews from The Guardian at a glance.
A dangerous virus, as yet unknown, has the potential to wipe out millions of us. Yet public health bodies are mired in complacency.
How one giant company will dominate the way the whole world sees.
In a radical reassessment of how the mind works, a leading behavioural scientist argues the idea of a deep inner life is an illusion. This is cause for celebration, he says, not despair.
There are 13,000 business schools on Earth. That’s 13,000 too many. And I should know – I’ve taught in them for 20 years.
When a drilling platform is scheduled for destruction, it must go on a thousand-mile final journey to the breaker’s yard. As one rig proved when it crashed on to the rocks of a remote Scottish island, this is always a risky business
From a young age, humans love to press buttons that light up and make a noise. The thrill of positive feedback lies at the heart of addiction to gambling, games, and social media
All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed
It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects