Society

How college in prison is leading professors to rethink how they teach
College in prison reduces the chance of reoffending, but it also dramatically changes the perspective of the professors who teach them.
Norway helped remake a US prison. Here’s what happened.
With single cells, a communal kitchen, Nordic-like furnishings and a landscaped, outdoor green space, it looks unlike any other U.S. prison.
The missing apex of Maslow’s hierarchy could save us all
In his later years, psychologist Abraham Maslow added a new apex to the pyramid of human needs: self-transcendence.
Can a single conversation really change someone's mind? This research says yes.
From multi-millionaire Bitcoin entrepreneur to inmate and back again
Scott Phoenix - the founder of artificial intelligence startup Vicarious
Five insights: Scott Phoenix on creating AI and building a company around a crazy idea
This week in ideas: Fighting addiction with implants, using VR to educate, Amazon Prime gets primer
This Army sergeant started a 24-hour hotline for service members with PTSD
Jerral Hancock Wounded Veteran with Bionics
Meet the wounded veteran using bionics to take back his independence
This week in ideas: Reasons to feel good about humanity