The Woman Who Wrote the Book on ‘Doing Nothing’ on Why Inactivity Is the Only Thing That Can Save Us

A conversation with author, artist and Stanford professor Jenny Odell about the power of stopping what you’re doing and just letting your mind (and feet) roam

Placebos Can Treat Depression. So Why Don’t We Use Them More Often?

Fake drugs have been shown to be at least as effective as antidepressants at treating mental illness, so why does your prescription still say ‘Prozac’?

Does Your Dick Really Have a Mind of Its Own?

It’s a question that’s been asked for thousands of years and even shaped the beliefs of the Catholic Church — but the answers are still only semi-firm

Do Introverts Become Happier If They Act More Extroverted?

Or does the ultimate in ‘faking it till they make it’ render them even more exhausted and reclusive?