What’s behind this natural tendency?
Whether in situations relating to scientific consensus, economic history or current political events, denialism has its roots in what psychologists call 'motivated reasoning.'
We like to narrate our lives in terms of the challenges we’ve confronted and the setbacks we’ve overcome.
We like to think there's a silver lining to tragedy – and this may be influencing both how studies on post-traumatic growth are constructed and how subjects are responding.
¿Por qué debemos requerir un examen que está sesgado contra los jóvenes de bajo ingreso, las mujeres y los afrodesciendientes?
Más de 1.000 universidades de cuatro años sin fines de lucro en Estados Unidos rechazan ahora la idea de que el resultado de un examen debe determinar el futuro de un estudiante.
A new study compares the press photos of NBA players.
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A new study shows that facial recognition software assumes that black faces are angrier than white faces, even when they're smiling.
A protester carries a #metoo sign at a Women’s March in Seattle on Jan. 20, 2018.
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After thousands of women spoke out against sexual harassment, scholars asked, does harassment affect women's health? Their findings suggest that it does.
Each year many people cheat on their taxes.
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While people often want to cheat in certain cases if it would benefit them, they also want to think of themselves as honest. Here are three steps to stay honest while filing taxes.
The number of colleges and universities with test-optional admissions policies recently topped 1,000 – a milestone that one expert says is a welcome trend.
The number of colleges that have test-optional admissions policies has now surpassed 1,000. An admissions specialist explains why that milestone is a welcome one.
A tangle of rules govern what to do when a California inmate dies.
If no one claims the remains of cult leader and killer Charles Manson, it's unclear what will happen to his body. Will it find an anonymous California grave or face dissection in an anatomy lab?
‘Green burials’ that use biodegradable coffins or lessen the environmental impact in other ways are on the rise.
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Although 'Game of Thrones' -style funeral pyres are still out of bounds, Americans are increasingly turning to cheaper, greener and more meaningful ways to dispose of their loved ones' bodies.
How can dads and daughters reconnect after a divorce?
Daughters across the US feel like their relationship with their father was damaged by their parents' divorce. Here are steps daughters can take to repair that relationship.