When people discover that they don’t know as much as they thought they did, something interesting happens: their political attitudes become less extreme.
To eliminate women’s “second shift,” we need to understand its origins.
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.
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.
Laurie Santos’s evidence-based lessons on becoming happier have moved from the lecture hall to the airwaves.
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.
A decade ago, giving money directly to those in poverty was seen as a radical idea. Today, that perception is shifting. But there are still unanswered questions about the effects of cash transfers when used at scale.