People tend to stick with their stated beliefs. But here’s how external forces like vaccine mandates can push people to do something they don’t want to do – and provide some face-saving cover.
A sports management scholar weighs in on whether college athletes can appear in their school’s swag while promoting various products.
It’s the World Health Organization’s first update of global air quality guidelines since 2005. We know far more today about the serious risks these pollutants pose to human health.
Avoiding hitting deer on the road is as much about when you drive as where. An animal behavior expert explains why.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.
Since the coronaviurs first began spreading around the globe, people have debated how effective masks are at preventing COVID-19. A year and a half in, what does the evidence show?
Despite efforts to prevent militant groups from getting weapons, they often get their hands on U.S. equipment and use it to attack American troops.
Tesla crashes and the investigations that follow generate a lot of headlines, but the dangers of automotive automation are industrywide. The common denominator is the human behind the wheel.
Republicans are refusing to support an increase in the debt ceiling, but not doing so risks an unprecedented default. An economist explains why it’s time to get rid of the debt limit once and for all.
Carrying a pregnancy to term is riskier than having an abortion, especially for non-Hispanic Black women.
Have you ever bought an item and then just not gotten around to using it because the time never felt right? New studies suggest an explanation for what researchers call nonconsumption.
Current HIV criminal laws increase HIV stigma and discrimination against marginalized people – and negatively affect public health.
The announcement didn’t use the word ‘divest.’ A legal scholar explains why that shouldn’t matter.
Colleges and universities are using therapy dogs as a low-cost way to improve their students’ mental health.
The Satanic Temple, a nontheistic group, is invoking the Religious Freedom Restoration Act to challenge Texas’ new anti-abortion law.
A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch – they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases.
In a webinar hosted by The Conversation, “Women’s Transformative Power in Higher Education and Beyond,” current leaders discussed how their predecessors have shaped higher education.
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
Justin Trudeau has been elected Canadian prime minister for the third time. But he failed to win the majority he wanted.
Russia’s Central Election Commission announced results that give a strong majority to United Russia. It was met with skepticism, if little surprise.