All is not as it appears on social media.
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A social media researcher explains how bots and sock puppet accounts manipulate and polarize public debate.
Some researchers believe atheists are disliked because people link their lack of belief to an overall lack of values.
Many Americans have a distrust of atheists. A group of researchers found that some of the distrust relates to beliefs about atheists' family values.
History repeats itself.
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When people don't trust the government, the media or police, they are less inclined to play by the rules and more likely to lash out violently.
Does our dependence on smartphones harm our social fabric?
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The more often Americans used their phones to obtain information, the less they trusted strangers. How can this be, and what does it mean?
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Potential donors must able to put their trust in charities.
Why do we trust people with power (other than politicians)?
Rational actor theories suggest the powerless should be reluctant to trust the powerful, but studies show we tend to do just that.
How will they feel if they find their parents are monitoring their every online movement?
Teenagers need to trust their parents and learn about trusting others. Apps like Teensafe might undermine both.
Race is one way we categorize ourselves among in-groups and out-groups.
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Race-related demonstrations, Title IX disputes, affirmative action court cases, same-sex marriage bans. These issues made headlines in all spheres of the media this year. However, thoughtful articles on…