When were the seeds of racism sown in the US and why is it so hard to root out?
Many hope that marijuana will help their insomnia. A sleep psychologist examines the evidence.
How, why and when do people lie – and what happens as a result?
The notion that obesity mostly afflicts the poor is a misconception.
There are reasons to channel Harvey aid through the nonprofit despite evidence that it wasted money following Haiti's earthquake and fumbled Superstorm Sandy relief efforts.
Instead of focusing only on crime, the government can help set refugees up for success by collecting data on what's working and what's not in the integration process.
The desire to help during emergencies like Hurricane Harvey is admirable. With a little homework, your contributions will go further.
The appearance a hot dish on your doorstep does more than relieve the burden of meal preparation. It says someone is looking out for you.
If Trump is lying to his own lawyers about Russia, he is risking Bill Clinton's fate.
Mirzakhani blazed to the top of her field due to her talent. But who she was and where she came from also make her a role model for those from underrepresented demographics in the world of math.
A historian who studies Poland witnesses the president’s visit to Warsaw, and casts a skeptical eye at the crowd that took in the president’s speech.
Having the same number of Cabinet positions doesn't mean women have the same amount of power.
On Monday, the US Supreme Court announced that it would hear a case on gerrymandering in Wisconsin. We dive into the research on this controversial practice.
Seeing cheerful kids in fundraising pitches works better for some potential donors than others, research suggests. Nonprofits may want to tailor their appeals to different audiences because of that.
As Catholicism teaches abstinence before marriage, there is a common perception that Catholic schools would be places without hookup culture. Does faith make a difference?
Research shows that context matters for understanding what a person's words mean – especially when power dynamics are involved.
To post or not to post? Colleges and employers are increasingly checking social media to get a sense of their candidates. Here's what you should (and shouldn't) post in order to secure your future.
Surveys can help researchers better understand the lives of teens, but skeptics argue that youth are often dishonest and that the results cannot be trusted.
Many in the US are celebrating LGBTQ rights for Gay Pride Month. But data show that most countries, including the US, need to do much more to protect sexual minorities.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?