The trope that the likelihood of an accurate group decision increases with the abundance of brains involved might not hold up when a collective faces a variety of factors - as often happens in life and nature. Instead, Princeton University researchers report that smaller groups actually tend to make more accurate decisions while larger assemblies may become excessively focused on only certain pieces of information.
Students not threatened by bad consequences of failing perform better on tests
It's hardly news that exercise is great for your health, but it may reverse skin aging in people who start a workout regimen later in life, a surprising new study finds.
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are officially divorced nearly two years after announcing their separation, according to court documents obtained by TMZ.
Drew Barrymore welcomed her second daughter on Tuesday following the healthy delivery of baby Frankie, according to reports.
As U.S. policymakers consider ways to ease prohibitions on marijuana, the public health approaches used to regulate alcohol and tobacco over the past century may provide valuable lessons, according to new RAND Corporation research.
A novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, a University at Buffalo animal study has found.
Beyoncé and Jay Z are reportedly launching a 20-date nationwide tour.
Jenny McCarthy announced Wednesday that she and boyfriend Donnie Wahlberg are engaged.
Casual marijuana use may be linked to brain abnormalities associated with emotion and motivation, according to a new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience.
J.K. Rowling is suing the Daily Mail for libel after the website claimed the author wrote a misleading "sob story" in which she said she was taunted by churchgoers for being a single mother.
Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel her "Bangerz Tour" stop in Kansas City, MO, on Tuesday due to a "severe" allergic reaction to antibiotics.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are expecting a baby girl later this year, multiple sources confirmed.
The promotional poster for the upcoming season of the "Bachelorette" starring Andi Dorfman pulls no punches.
"World's Toughest Job" applicants were given a heartfelt surprise at the end of their interviews.
#WhyIDidntReport is the latest hashtag to provide rape victims a platform to share their story and, in this case, why they chose not to report the abuse.
Police arrested a woman Sunday after seven dead babies were discovered in her Utah home.
Babies cry at night to prevent their mom from procreating and giving birth to a sibling, a Harvard University study speculates.
By court order, an Ohio man was forced to wear an "I AM A BULLY!" sign after harassing his neighbors for more than 10 years.
Stanford University, a non-Ivy League school, is the most popular college among students, according to a Princeton Review survey involving more than 10,000 students.
A pot vending machine known as ZaZZZ was unveiled Saturday at Montana's Smokehouse barbecue in Avon, Colo.
More moms are opting to stay at home rather than enter the workforce, a new study suggests.
A father was allegedly too busy playing video games to save his 2-year-old son's life, South Korean police said Monday.
A 14-year-old girl tweeted a terror threat at American Airlines, later claiming that it was a "joke." Police in Rotterdam reportedly arrested the Dutch girl in relation to the threat, local media said.