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• October 08, 2012 • 11:10 PM
• October 08, 2012 • 11:10 PM
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December 19 • 4:00 PM
This valuable, newly updated resource for parents is based in the real world.
December 19 • 12:00 PM
Using our knowledge of social systems, all social scientists—black or white, race scholar or not—have an opportunity to challenge white privilege.
December 19 • 10:17 AM
By not taking university press officers and research press releases seriously, scientists are often complicit in the media falsehoods they so often deride.
December 19 • 10:00 AM
How has Ghana stayed Ebola-free despite being at high risk for infection? A look at their American-style Pentecostalism, a religion that threatens to do more harm than good.
December 19 • 8:00 AM
A new study shows that texting while driving becomes even more dangerous with age.
December 19 • 6:12 AM
But all that solo Call of Duty has.
December 19 • 4:00 AM
New research finds participation in the federal WIC program, which subsidizes healthy foods for young children, is linked with stronger cognitive development and higher test scores.
December 18 • 4:00 PM
Saying “no” to my kids was harder than saying “no” to alcohol. But for their sake and mine, I had to learn to put myself first sometimes.
December 18 • 2:00 PM
Because our interest in realism apparently only goes so far.
December 18 • 12:00 PM
Paul Hiebert talks to psychologist Barry Schwartz about how modern trends—social media, FOMO, customer review sites—fit in with arguments he made a decade ago in his highly influential book, The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less.
December 18 • 10:00 AM
Wrestling with thetans, attempting to unlock a memory bank, and a personality test seemingly aimed at people with depression. This is Scientology’s “dissemination drill” for potential new members.
December 18 • 8:00 AM
Black men are stereotyped as violent, while black women are rendered invisible. Here’s why the gendering of black lives matters.
December 18 • 7:06 AM
New research says offices that encourage talk of religion actually make for happier workplaces.
December 18 • 6:00 AM
Vanderbilt University’s Jonathan Metzl and Kenneth MacLeish address our anxieties and correct our assumptions.
December 18 • 4:00 AM
A new study finds a link between watching films featuring reckless driving and engaging in similar behavior years later.
December 17 • 4:00 PM
People tend not to hear about the prison drug dealing operations that succeed. Substance.com asks a veteran of the game to explain his system.
December 17 • 2:00 PM
Charting the use of “toys for boys” and “toys for girls” in American English.
December 17 • 12:41 PM
The sample size is still embarrassingly small, but at least there’s less room for the availability cascade.
December 17 • 11:06 AM
Bootleg cigarette sales could be leading Canadian teens to more serious drugs, a recent study finds.
December 17 • 10:37 AM
When photographs of lynching victims showed up on a hallowed site of democracy in action, a provocation was issued—but to whom, by whom, and why?
December 17 • 8:00 AM
This was the year the job broke, the year we accepted a re-interpretation of its fundamental bargain and bought in to the push to get us to all work for ourselves rather than each other.
December 17 • 6:00 AM
Even the “good” kids—bound for college, upwardly mobile—sometimes break the law. The difference? They don’t have much to fear. A professor of race and social movements reflects on her teenage years and faces some uncomfortable realities.