Society and Social Sciences is a broad category referring to the relationships between networks and groups of people, and the study of this.


In-groups and Out-groups Explained

An “in-group” is a group you are part of (genetically, culturally, or ideologically), while an “out-group” is a group you aren’t part of.



Common Core Doesn’t Work Myth

The Common Core works in theory, in that it should teach all kids key critical thinking skills, but the implementation has been under-supported leading to real issues.


Conspiracy Theories Explained

We explain what conspiracy theories are, how conspiracy theories work, and offer insight into why some a prone to “conspiracy thinking.”


Hardwired Versus Softwired (Brain)

In pop-science, in reference to the brain, you’ll hear the terms “hardwired” and “softwired”, hardwired means genetically programed and softwired means learned.



A Person Can be a “Lone Genius” Myth

A person can be a “lone genius”, but as an essay called “Deconstructing the Lone Genius Myth” points out, genius is in many ways a collective process.



Game Theory is the Science of Strategy Fact

Game theory is “the science of strategy,” a branch of mathematics that studies the strategy, rules, and statistics of decision making games and applies it to other fields.