Cognitive labor is unevenly distributed between men and women in households. New research shows there’s nuance to this breakdown, with implications for how we address gender equality across society.
You don’t have to suffer through a dust storm to experience radical inclusion, generosity, and self-expression. How one behavioral scientist brought Burning Man home.
Early in her career, psychologist Wendy Wood noticed a trend: many of her colleagues struggled to get things done. Intelligence, talent, and motivation didn’t seem to matter. She set out to discover why.
For all its differences, Burning Man carries many of the same rules as our current society—but with some important twists.
Would festival-goers behave similarly to those in the lab when faced with an unfair economic offer?
Before humans become the standard way in which we make decisions, we need to consider the risks and ensure implementation of human decision-making systems does not cause widespread harm.
In extraordinary times there is speculation to match. But what does science actually tell us about this political moment?
Research on tight and loose cultures helps reveal why societies differ on concepts like openness and order.