Some people suspect the troubles of middle school are a matter of age. Middle schoolers, they think, are simply too moody, pimply, and cliquish to be easily educable. But these five studies might convince you otherwise.
September 2, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
How unusual names, under certain circumstances, can lead to success.
September 1, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
They used to in the 1920s.
August 29, 2014 • 2:00 PM • Share
For all the crystal balls and beaded doorways, some psychics provide a useful, non-paranormal service. The best ones—they give good advice.
August 27, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Our involuntary gestures take on different “accents” depending on our cultural background.
August 27, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Researchers find watching certain types of reality TV can make viewers more aggressive.
August 20, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
Excellent Sheep: a facile approach to an urgent critique.
August 18, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The work of genocide researcher Adam Jones suggests that the perception of strength justifies violence against men.
August 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The organization means well when it puts together no-boys-allowed 5K runs, but it also reproduces gender stereotypes and the old-fashioned and false notion that gender is binary.
August 8, 2014 • 4:00 PM • Share
Phasing out football programs as we learn more about their damaging effects on the brain may benefit more than just our minds and bodies.
August 8, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Researchers find many people fail to pick up on the fact an instant-messaging chat they are engaged in has turned incoherent.
August 8, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
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