Research on the relationship between mascots and fandom shows just how tricky it is to truly eradicate a mascot from a region's collective identity.
Companies are now tracking how consumers react on social media to Super Bowl ads. They’re also studying how the brain responds to them. Could personalized Super Bowl ads be on the horizon?
The longing for lighter skin remains a taboo topic in African-American communities.
Le Guin's father, Alfred Kroeber, was at a forefront of a movement that rejected social Darwinism and cultural superiority. In his daughter's fiction, we see these ideas come to life.
Jihyun Park escaped North Korea and is now living in Manchester. But how to explain her scars to her children? Or why they can't call their relatives still living in North Korea?
According to a management scholar, a team's mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
Does the Eagles' vaunted defense give them an edge? Cal State Northridge's sport psychology lab ran a regression analysis to test the popular adage.
Changes in how we're spending our free time is a likely culprit.
Could the WWE's grip on professional wrestling be weakening?
Few of them are getting rich off their books but the genre is making them more money than it used to.
A debilitating eye injury and racial epithets weren't enough to derail O'Ree's resolve.
Creative people seem to possess a unique connection between three brain networks that typically work separately.
Throughout American history, being a black celebrity has been a political act in and of itself. When viewed through this lens, the transition into politics for someone like Winfrey is more natural.
In the coming year, media companies will be adjusting to a new reality – one that ultimately leaves consumers with fewer choices.
The problem isn't kids owning smartphones. But when daily use exceeds two hours a day, mental health issues start to crop up.
Disney's veneer of innocence shouldn't distract people from recognizing the danger of giving one conglomerate the power to control so much information.
Much like the fictitious Victor Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's novel, more and more scientists are running away from their real-life creations.
A majority of white Americans now believe that white people experience racial discrimination, and memes like #ItsOkayToBeWhite are only fanning the flames.
Desperate to achieve fame by any means necessary, Manson was ahead of his time: Today, the delirious pursuit of fame has gone mainstream.
In the 1960s, white newspaper journalists exploited racial divisions to help build the GOP's southern firewall.