COVID-19 messaging frames staying home as a personal responsibility, but for many it's a luxury they can't afford. Like the language used for drug addiction, it stigmatizes low-income people.
What if you passed COVID-19 to someone else? For those living with that guilt, the thought could be devastating.
With new US COVID-19 cases topping 200,000 a day, contact tracers are overwhelmed. Here's how infected people can start tracing and notifying contacts themselves.
Governments often blame citizens for social outcomes which are the result of their own policies.
Worried about being accused of virtue signalling or getting funny looks for wearing a mask? Here's how to test your ethics and come to the right decision.
New research shows changing your lifestyle for environmental reasons can lead you into political action.
How do jurors use different kinds of information about mental illness when making sentencing decisions? An experiment finds that neurobiological evidence could harm or help defendants.
Obesity is not a rational choice. But there is scope for governments to get involved and improve our options.
Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant? As neurotechnologies advance, a neuroethicist and a legal expert write that now's the time to hash it out.
Are your new diet, exercise, meditation and self-care resolutions for 2020 really a personal choice? Or are you a model western "biocitizen," living a life of unfreedom?
Bombarded with unhealthy offerings by the food industry, we blame and shame ourselves for gaining weight. But is it really our fault, or are we being "entrapped?"