David RobsonI had the pleasure of reviewing @profbrucehood's thought-provoking new book, Possessed, that examines the psychology of ownership in all its forms, for @psychmag. It's out now with @AllenLaneBooks and is ideal reading as we face peak-Capitalism at Xmas
We have warned you about the destruction of our lands. You must listen before it is too late, says Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people
David RobsonIn all the coverage of #AmazonRainforest, there haven't been enough voices from the communities who are most immediately affected. Here's a heartfelt plea by Raoni Metuktire, chief of the indigenous Brazilian Kayapó people: theguardian.com/commentisfree/… H/t @SKhumalo1987
Are we really more stressed than ever before? Mithu Storoni explains how modern life may have amplified our anxiety, and the best ways to reduce its impact on our bodies and minds
David RobsonWe’e got an excellent in-depth story by @StoroniMithu on @BBC_Future today, about the toll of stress in the Information Age, as work demands more from the brain and less from the body.
Are our IQs set to increase forever, or are we on the cusp of decline? David Robson explores the past, present and future of intelligence.
David RobsonHas humanity reached ‘peak intelligence’? Or, put another way - are we getting stupider?
IQ scores are dropping in many countries, and my latest piece for @BBC_Future asks why that is, and whether it should be a cause for concern.
Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts – and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.
David RobsonThe protests pretty much perfectly fit the “3.5% rule” of civil disobedience, which suggests that once a certain threshold of the population becomes involved in a movement, success is highly likely
Russia is the latest country to try to find ways to police its online borders, sparking the end of the internet as we know it
David RobsonWe’ve got an extraordinary debut by @Sally_Adee on @BBC_Future today about the death of the internet as we know it. Sally’s one of my favourite writers and I’ve wanted her to write for Future for ages, and this piece doesn’t disappoint.