July 12-18

July 12-18

Here’s the best of what you missed last week, including posts about kindness, consciousness, social media, and more.

Should Teammates Get Equal Pay?

Data from baseball, basketball, hockey, and business

Shakespeare, Vermeer, and the "Secrets" of Genius

Genius: infinite in faculty, or just well-practiced?

The Truth Behind Other People's Marriages

To know the real truth inside a marriage is impossible.

Consciousness, Chaos, and Order

Consciousness protects us from the chaos of our random environment.

Why We're Nicer to Strangers

Than to the people we love most.

The Dynamics of Social Networking

First-of-their-kind studies reveal why some of us network more easily.