The Big One
• March 15, 2013 • 4:00 AM
A weekly roundup of the best of Pacific Standard and PSmag.com, delivered straight to your inbox.
September 2 • 2:00 PM
Children from poor neighborhoods in Los Angeles who took regular music lessons for two years were able to distinguish similar speech sounds faster than their peers.
September 2 • 12:00 PM
The bill will hold companies accountable for labor abuses by temp agencies and subcontractors they use.
September 2 • 10:00 AM
The proliferation of risky police raids over the decades.
September 2 • 8:00 AM
The way we vote means that the political fortunes of state legislators hinge on events outside of their state and their control.
September 2 • 7:00 AM
Young men who take abstinence pledges have trouble adjusting to sexual norms when they become husbands.
September 2 • 6:00 AM
For millions of Christians, biblical counselors have replaced psychologists. Some think it’s time to reverse course.
September 2 • 5:12 AM
People bring their ideas with them when they move from place to place.
September 2 • 4:00 AM
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 1 • 1:00 PM
New research finds fast-moving programming leads to mindless overeating.
September 1 • 6:00 AM
How unusual names, under certain circumstances, can lead to success.
August 29 • 4:00 PM
Even when taxpayers aren’t explicitly on the hook, tobacco bonds can cost states and local governments money. Here’s how.
August 29 • 2:00 PM
They used to in the 1920s.
August 29 • 11:48 AM
We can determine trustworthiness even when we’re only subliminally aware of the other person.
August 29 • 10:00 AM
Though the rich sometimes forget, Darwin knew that nature frequently rolls the dice.
August 29 • 8:00 AM
Our genes only tell a portion of the story.
August 29 • 6:00 AM
When college women leave home, does attachment behavior make them more vulnerable to campus rape?
August 29 • 4:00 AM
New research finds people who forgive an unfaithful romantic partner are considered weaker and less competent than those who ended the relationship.
August 28 • 4:00 PM
They’re often designed for you, the paying visitor, and not the animals who have to inhabit them.
August 28 • 2:00 PM
“Don’t feed the trolls” is sound advice, but occasionally ignoring it can lead to rewards.