Contemporary sculpture – but why bother?
Look back into prehistory and it's all about trusting strangers.
Government regulations require airlines to say and do certain things before any flight.
Adnan Abidi/AP Photo
United Airlines' recent stumbles suggest its culture is too 'tight' and constrained by rules, leaving employees little room to make judgement calls.
A flick, a spin and a…fad?
Adults are dumbfounded – and according to an expert on fads, that's probably the point.
Through subtle parallels to our own lives and choices, literature can help us make sense of political upheavals.
Social psychologists and sociologists have spent decades understanding how values are best assessed.
There has been much talk recently about “Australian values”. The new citizenship test will require aspiring Australians to demonstrate they possess them, or can at least reproduce them under exam conditions…
A Pirahã family.
From the Amazon to Nicaragua, there are humans who never learn numbers. What can these anumeric cultures teach us about ourselves?
A year after Prince's death, fans the world over are still coming to terms with the loss of an uncompromising musical and cultural visionary.
Diners deployed a giant conga dance as a pretext to head outside to their cars and flee the scene.
A painting of a symbolic moment in the history of the US civil rights movement has stirred emotions.
Detail of Cherine Fahd’s photography project, You Look Like a… (2016-2017).
© Cherine Fahd
All around us in Western media, young Arabic-looking men with beards equal terrorists. But maybe they're just hipsters.
Do school uniforms repress culture and identity?
By providing a blanket approach to uniform policies, schools risk repressing cultural identity and diversity.
Cultural portrayals of HIV and AIDS tend to be stuck in the past.
Indigenous games like ‘Honour Water’ can teach Indigenous values and ceremonial practices.
Honour Water/Elizabeth LaPensée
A strengthening movement of Indigenous designers and developers is working to show Indigenous cultures, teachings, languages and ways of knowing through video games.
By following these three lessons, Homs can re-emerge from the Syrian conflict an even greater city than before.
Cultural scapegoating ‘still functions as a proxy for economic marginalisation’.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
Cultural differences between Eastern and Western employees in the workplace are a factor in the loss of company performance.
East Asian employees make up a sizeable portion of the workforce but they are often misunderstood as lacking in communication skills.
The UK's smallest city is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021 – but how can it compete with its larger counterparts?
The case of tourist behaviour is especially interesting for debates about ethical decision-making.
Because of years of persecution many Rohingya children have never known Myanmar, which is claimed by the community as their country.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
Rohingya songs and drawings are a form of resistance against the persecutions they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
The research found a belief in hard work and enterprise drives the business success of Chinese living overseas.
Past studies point to traditional Confucian values and a refugee mentality as a reason for the business success of Chinese people living overseas, our research debunks this.