There’s more to it than political beliefs.
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Social scientists investigate when and why liberals and conservatives mistrust science. The apparent split may be more about cultural and personal beliefs than feelings about science itself.
There’s little left of the Trump legacy in Atlantic City.
A study of the three casinos Donald Trump owned in Atlantic City shows they performed far worse than their rivals, losing more jobs and revenue.
The guided missile destroyer USS Barry deploys to sea from Naval Station Norfolk ahead of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.
Experiment design affects the quality of the results.
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Embracing more rigorous scientific methods would mean getting science right more often than we currently do. But the way we value and reward scientists makes this a challenge.
Some say coddled kids need to be taught how to persevere through setbacks and disappointments.
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One of the newest trends in education is teaching students how to develop grit. But what's even meant by 'grit'? And what if grit means something different for everyone?
How long should voters have to wait? Hartford, Connecticut in 2012.
Republicans want voter ID laws. Democrats want more access to the ballot. Why do we have to choose?
The feds say they can secretly read all your email.
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We don't expect our own government to hack our email – but it's happening, in secret, and if current court cases go badly, we may never know how often.
A still image captured from a video from the Tulsa Police Department shows Terence Crutcher with his hands in the air.
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A scholar of visual culture sees a transition happening online as the alt-right reinterprets images of police shootings to push back against the gains made by Black Lives Matter.
The TPP’s a real noodle scratcher.
The 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership has its share of boosters and bashers. But for those still uncertain what it's all about and whether it's worth it, here's a primer.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte.
Why would the Philippine president risk alienating an important and generous ally?
In life, happiness can seem fleeting and elusive, something just out of reach.
The positive psychology movement led to hundreds of studies dedicated to improving human happiness. So why has nothing changed?
Mitt Romney and Barack Obama trade barbs during the 2012 presidential race.
Policy nuances often fail to stick in the minds of debate viewers. It's all about delivering the most memorable moment.
Which economy do you live in?
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New research shows that ideological media employ a powerful method to bias partisans' economic beliefs. In turn, partisans perform mental gymnastics worthy of Simone Biles to preserve those biases.
The new normal?
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A human development researcher decided to find out if people who are anxious about dating or about what their partner thinks of them are more likely to sext.