Boys from the poorest families are 20 times likelier to end up in prison than boys from the richest families.
Newsrooms should remember that virtual reality is by no means a catch-all for connecting with viewers and motivating action. Even inside virtual worlds, content is king.
Sure, things feel pretty bad in the US right now, but we're not even close to the bottom of the list.
A surprising link between brain volume and access to green space suggests that being close to nature has myriad benefits.
Brian Wansink won fame, funding and influence for his science-backed advice on healthy eating. Now, emails show how the Cornell professor and his colleagues have hacked and massaged low-quality data into headline-friendly studies to "go virally big time."
Why doesn’t repeating nice things to yourself—a ritual touted by woo-woo healers globally—make you feel good?
We can't normalize bigger, faster, farther anymore
Instead of using annoying bureaucratic roadblocks to prevent people from doing things they should, use them to hinder the things they shouldn't.
Long commutes, whether by car or transit, can have a big negative impact on our lives. Then again, what other time of day do you have to just think?
Your false modesty isn't fooling anyone, according to a new study from researchers at Harvard and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.
A new study ranks 20 wealthy countries on childhood deaths. The US comes in last.
Birthdays and birthday parties present a complication to the young brain, as it's an event that's indelibly linked to a person’s age, and by consequence, the aging process itself.
There's no evidence that the HPV vaccine causes serious harm, but an investigation shows the trials weren't designed to properly assess safety.
An immune response in some pregnant women’s bodies may explain the "fraternal birth order effect."
A new report warns of billions of dollars lost around the world as countries fail to recycle a glowing glut of electronics waste.
There is growing evidence of the need to teach children relationship skills that never escalate to physical harm.
Since the 2016 presidential election, an increasingly familiar narrative has emerged concerning the unexpected victory of Donald Trump. Fake news, much of it produced by Russian sources, was amplified
Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.
Americans "are in greater pain than citizens of other countries" and have been growing steadily more miserable for decades, according to a new working paper by David G. Blanchflower of Dartmouth College and Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick.
On climate change communications, the science really isn't settled.
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