Why are we so fascinated by Zombies?
Why are more people taking on extreme endurance challenges which test them to the limit?
What motivates some to record every aspect of their exercise regime and share it online?
Giving a gift - simple pleasure or risky business?
How are smart speakers affecting us, from privacy to child development?
Why are we so quick to point the finger of blame?
Why do we like to go fast – why are we so taken with speed?
Is meritocracy just a utopian idea?
Why is architecture so big on Instagram?
Is Instagram’s popularity changing how architects design buildings and public spaces?
Why do women still compete in beauty pageants?
Why is it OK to be anti fat?
Fathers and daughters
Why the father-daughter relationship is so important
Mothers and daughters
A look at why living in a patriarchy affects the mother-daughter relationship
Why do stories matter?
How stories help us connect, teach us empathy, and set the rules of society
Why is Cinderella such a universal story?
Separating the art from the artist
Why does what we know about an artist affect how we see their work?
Why is climate change so politicised?
People on the left are more likely to accept climate change than those on the right.
Why should we value emotional labour?
Why do we find it hard to cut our losses?
When we know we’re in a hole, why do we find it so hard to stop digging?
Confidence: Why it misleads us
There is little overlap between how good people think they are and how good they are
Confidence: How it can help us
How confidence can motivate us and help us live up to our potential
Why is it so hard to get people to pay tax?
Attitudes to tax are determined by some surprising factors.
Why do people risk death in pursuit of adventure?
Why do we choose to do things that could kill us?
Why do we care where we come from?
The need to discover our past and what this tells us about ourselves
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Mark Ronson, Arts sponsorship, Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley
Mark Ronson on the break-up album.
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The Policing of Humour
Live debate examining the moral issues behind one of the week's news stories.
How successful are Chinese vaccination programmes?
They are hailed as a great success with 95% coverage rates, but what is the true picture?