As the 2020 elections near and disinformation campaigns ramp up, an expert on media literacy offers advice you can use to develop habits to exert more conscious control over your news intake.
Is making sense of a story more important than getting at its truth? Looking at the treatment of myth in ancient Greece may help us navigate what is true, and whether that matters.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
Factchecking became politicised during UK election campaign. But what does it really add to public awareness?
Critics who called the show featuring Scarlett Moffatt 'racist' need to look at their own prejudices.
Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, our new research shows.
A data scholar explains why playing at home doesn't provide the boost that it once did.
Artificial Intelligence can perpetuate existing social imbalances in a harmful manner. Can this undesirable scenario be avoided?
Sometimes it feels like everybody on social media is fighting about what's "right" and what's "wrong". Well, figuring out why we all have such unique opinions is now helping experts tackle fake news.
Nigerian men who wear their hair in knots are not a new phenomenon, but the hairstyle's spiritual heritage sparks fear in the hearts of many.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
Bias, stereotypes and other rules of thumb influence how people think about you – even based on your name.
New study reveals small variations in the background colour of photos in police lineups can increase misidentification.
Google's algorithms reflect bias against members of racialized and gendered groups.
The way books are sorted at the library can be highly political, touching upon issues of race and identity.
Awareness campaigns can only go so far to stopping the stigmatization of mental health. Change occurs once we stop shaming ourselves and others for our bias.
Law enforcement officials aren't trained in recognizing hate crimes, leaving national numbers on these attacks unreliable.
Recent hoax papers in humanities don't show what they claim, but need to be taken seriously.
Expecting algorithms to perform perfectly might be asking too much of ourselves.