Authorities across the US hired thousands of contact tracers to fight COVID-19. Workers say their efforts withered under bureaucracy and public apathy
Tech companies are making wearables to help manage anxiety and stress. But psychology experts say they’re no substitute for old-fashioned therapy.
Companies are using bizarre methods to create algorithms that automatically detect weapons. AI ethicists worry they will lead to more police violence.
Critics doubt that Emotiv's earphone-style sensors can reliably track things like stress and attention—and some worry the technology will become yet another form of workplace surveillance.
The students' objections to the stick-on 'BioButtons' ranged from concerns about privacy to religious complaints comparing the devices to the mark of the devil.
Coronavirus has upended traditional campaigning. Candidates have no choice but to go online.
More companies are using automated job screening systems to vet candidates, forcing jobseekers to learn new and absurd tricks to have their résumés seen by a human.
Meeting online is trending upward, and fewer and fewer people are meeting at work, school, or through friends or family.
An increasingly popular treatment called EMDR utilizes a bizarre technique. But mainstream psychologists are embracing it.
Around the country, candidates for local office are opening up about their histories of drug use.
An older British man admitted he thought of his high school sweetheart daily, even though he was married to another woman and they had adult children.