Science is set up in a way that systematically penalizes research on females and female-related health issues…but not necessarily for the reasons you think.
ByThe New York Times
Humans are wired to produce and understand music, suggest researchers in an ambitious new study. Despite the evidence, not everyone is likely to be convinced.
When people discover that they don’t know as much as they thought they did, something interesting happens: their political attitudes become less extreme.
A word of caution to researchers using digital platforms to run their studies: beware of bots. They’re more sophisticated than you might think.
Is political incorrectness just “telling it like it is,” or is it cruel and uncivil discourse? Your answer to this question depends less on your political party and more on how much you care about the group in question.
Buying less, and not buying green, is associated with greater well-being and lower psychological distress.
In the fall issue of Public Opinion Quarterly in 1949, sociologist Paul Lazarsfeld pulled one of my favorite social science head fakes of all time.
It may feel awkward to go out by yourself, but don’t be worried. Here are the reasons why venturing out alone is better than you think.
The internet is often derided as the place productivity and well-being go to die. But if it can democratize expertise that judgment might start to look premature.