Positive Emotions and the Virtuous Life
Using psychology, this article examines why we have positive emotions and what role they play in developing a virtuous life.
Why Do We Have Emotions? The Science Behind Positive Emotions
Why do we have emotions? Research has linked positive emotions with better health outcomes and relationships. But why did we develop them to begin with?
Raw Beauty: The Yuba River and the Webb Telescope’s First Images
The Yuba River and the James Webb Space Telescope’s First Images show how technology can both reveal beauty and foster a sense of awe.
Scientific Surprises and Upset Expectations [VIDEO]
Science is always surprising us. Sometimes in scientific research, our expectations of what should be are rocked by what we discover to be true.
Awe and the Astronaut: The Science of Awe
Although the overview effect is generated by a unique viewpoint, it shares many similarities with an experience available to earth-bound humans: awe.
Living with Happiness and Purpose
Maggie Ciskanik dives into the discussion of how to live a life with happiness and purpose through the lens of psychology.
What Do Meaning and Purpose Have to Do with Happiness?
How do meaning and purpose affect happiness? Happiness is more than just a positive emotional state, and purpose in life helps individuals feel grounded.
Finding Meaning In The Vast Universe — Dr. Jennifer Wiseman
Dr. Wiseman explores finding meaning in the vast universe. In her eyes, being a participant in the universe gives our small lives a significant purpose.
What Does Evolution Mean? A Conversation with Dr. Dan Kuebler [VIDEO]
What does evolution mean? Is it random or purposeful? Listen to biologist Dr. Dan Kuebler on the meaning of evolution.
12 Inspirational Science Quotes
9 best inspirational science quotes curated by The Purposeful Universe
Analysis of Lifespan by David Sinclair [VIDEOS]
David Sinclair has done groundbreaking research on aging cells and how to slow down aging processes. Dr. Dan Kuebler analyzes Lifespan by David Sinclair.
What Makes Humans Different From Other Animals? [VIDEO]
What makes humans different from other animals? There is a very clear distinction between humans and other animals when it comes to intelligence.