A look at Pew Research Center survey data collected in February and July of this year.
July 29, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Social inequality unapologetically laid bare.
July 25, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Why do we use the term “normal weight” when talking about BMI? What’s presented as normal certainly isn’t the norm, and it may not even be what’s most healthy.
July 24, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Previous explanations as to the rising cost of higher education—focused on salaries and amenities—haven’t placed enough blame on those who are profiting.
July 16, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
One writer proposes a simple solution that shouldn’t offend anyone.
July 10, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
Revisiting Solomon Asch’s famous conformity studies.
June 27, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Today’s America is highly polarized, but the voting booth is even more so.
June 25, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
A sociologist notices an architectural oddity at the Laura Plantation in Louisiana.
June 10, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Experiencing the liquor laws of The Big Easy can remind you of the power of culture to render alternative ways of life invisible.
June 6, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
New research from a pair of economists finds that buyers discriminate against sellers perceived as black.
June 3, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
It’s not just about the size of our buildings and cities.
May 27, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
As both of our political parties move to the ideological extremes, Republican women, who, unlike their Democratic counterparts, tend to be more moderate than the men in their party, are being left behind.
May 8, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
As data journalism has its moment in the media, a reminder that we bring our own assumptions to the reading of charts and graphs.
April 21, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
New research shows that countries with a lot of ethnic diversity experience greater economic growth when they have a female head of state.
April 11, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
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