Cigarette brands present images of slender, stylish women and strong, independent men. Plain packaging breaks this positive brand identity for some smokers.
Are we in a race against climate change? Or is it a war? How does thinking of the past or the future affect your support for the science? Researchers are learning how metaphors and context matter.
Psychologists rank job insecurity as one of the most stressful things about work – new research uncovers why.
With the number of multiracial Americans growing, there's a fierce debate in the black community over who's black – and who isn't.
Rohingya songs and drawings are a form of resistance against the persecutions they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
You might think you're anonymous when you're browsing the web. But a new study shows that browsing history can often be tied to your real-world identity.
As the torrent of carefully created social media posts to sites such as Facebook grows, who is to say which is the 'real' you.
Big ideas and big dollars have been invested in making 'memorable' places. Paradoxically, as similar solutions are adapted in diverse settings worldwide, this can lead to an uneasy new placelessness.
Researchers and policy makers alike are missing out on a vital resource – young people themselves.
Baking offers some interesting insights into the state of the modern world.
The blockchain just doesn’t do what most people seem to think it does.
Feelings about the EU come down to a sense of identity and the more you age, the more English you feel.
Just who do we think we are? A social psychologist from Cal Poly Pomona explains why our national identity will define the election, and our future.
Sure, it's got a flag and some bank notes – but the EU will need to do better if it's to compete with its members' strong, national design heritage.
Do you see the world as made up of nations? Are you a citizen of a city or a region? These questions could help you on June 23.
Music has helped Europeans develop a better understanding of British culture than Brits will ever have of Europe.
A newly registered trial aims to research reanimating brain dead people. But even if it works, it's not clear who the new person would be.
Dressing like a Black Panther at the Super Bowl was always going to raise a few eyebrows – and that was the point.
Christiane Taubira has battled for years to prove her right to represent French people, so she couldn't stay silent when a controversial plan was hatched to strip some of their nationality.
As genders blur, language is rapidly adapting. Look no further than the American Dialect Society’s 2015 Word of the Year.