Matthew Syed explores the ripple effects of inspirational teachers, why creative learning is key to our development and why teenagers deserve a re-brand.
By George Herd
Melissa Hogenboom, BBC science journalist and author, explores the hidden forces at play that shape a mother's identity, biology and physical self.
By Kitti Palmai
The assumption that we either love or hate getting up early in the morning is a myth.
A team of scientists has concluded we only recall central parts of events, or the gist
It is said that classical music could make children more intelligent, but when you look at the scientific evidence, the picture is more mixed.
From the middle of 19th Century, a strange technique arrived that claimed to unlock the secrets of our minds.
By Rebecca Morelle
Science correspondent, BBC News
Why exposing yourself to new experiences helps you think more flexibly - and enables you to cope better with life's challenges. Made in partnership with The Open University.
Broadcaster Claudia Hammond examines whether science can shed any light on an ancient myth.
Increasingly popular with students and professionals, how do ‘smart drugs’ work, and are they safe?