Our Best Friends
If existing behavioral programs aren’t working, can therapeutic sessions with a dog help kids who have problems at school?
April 23, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Studies have shown that when public figures die from disease, the public takes notice. New research suggests this could be the key to reaching those who are most at risk.
April 23, 2014 • 9:45 AM • Share
The one-word-at-a-time presentation eliminates the eye movements that help you comprehend what you’re reading.
April 23, 2014 • 8:07 AM • Share
X and Y
Or, more specifically, what’s wrong with taking a steroid, while you’re pregnant, to try to increase the odds that your female fetus will someday grow up to be a straight woman who gives you grandchildren, and not a lesbian daughter more interested in puppies?
April 23, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 23, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The Future of Money
WhatsApp, Oculus, Instagram, Tumblr: These are just some of the technology companies recently valued at $1 billion or more. Whether we’re in a start-up bubble or not nobody can agree on, but one thing is certain: We have no idea what the future looks like, and an investment today could result in huge profits tomorrow.
April 23, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
And the social construction of social problems.
April 22, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
One lesson of the Heartbleed bug is that our government is paying to undermine Internet security, not to fix it.
April 22, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Kids with autism need help when it comes to making friends—but they also need their independence.
April 22, 2014 • 12:08 PM • Share
This Is Your Brain
Our craving and connection to story is so much more than a haphazard preference.
April 22, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
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