Researchers identified a connection between low levels of media literacy and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in people who consume their news via social media.
To communicate scientific findings that are relevant to the public, science communicators need to understand how to overcome attitudes that are anti-science.
Finland was recently ranked, for the fifth year in a row, as the world’s happiest country. Trust in others in society plays a large role in what makes people there – and elsewhere – happy.
South Africans are increasingly dissatisfied with democracy because of its failure to address inequality.
The failure of the 2021 post-election deal is a missed opportunity for the African National Congress and Inkatha to work together.
Now that restrictions are lifting and leisure travel is resuming, we need to be reminded that travel has positive effects on our health and wellness.
If bad or irrelevant news has you considering avoidance, a suggestion: just as we’ve been taught that moderation is the key to so many habits, it’s the same for news.
The strong disapproval of the South African government’s handling of the pandemic is a warning that crafting persuasive pro-vaccine messages is not enough.
On average, countries that adopt ethnic recognition experience less violence, more economic vitality, and more democratic politics.
The media reporting on Indigenous vaccine hesitancy is as sensational as it is incorrect. Indigenous people, for the most part, are not more vaccine hesitant than non-Indigenous Canadians.
A new analysis shows that the many Americans who have experienced being threatened by a gun or suffering a gunshot wound are significantly less likely to believe most people can be trusted.
The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
In a survey, Trump supporters showed the lowest faith in the Supreme Court, the federal government, the media and other pillars of society.