People who prefer to solve problems by themselves are more likely to invent things. Photograph: iStock

Innovation is clearly of critical importance for progress. It depends on invention, which in turn depends on ideas. Only a tiny minority of people pro(...)

If you find it hard to forgive you probably spend a lot of time ruminating about what happened. Photograph: iStock

You’ve probably met him – I certainly have. He’s bitter about something somebody did in the past and he’s never going to let it go. When he thinks abo(...)

A man stands in front of the “Arbeit macht frei” (Work sets you free) gate in the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz, Poland. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters

Hans Asperger, the respected Austrian paediatrician whose name describes a form of high-functioning autism, actively assisted in the murder of disable(...)

Vaxxed  has been banned by many cinemas over its purported linking of the MMR vaccine  to autism

There were 772 new cases of autism diagnosed among Irish children last year – a record high. The rise is attributed to better evaluation procedures an(...)