Western hostility towards China reflects the grudging realization that the West may not be the pinnacle of achievement after all.
Changing the ‘psychological distance’ someone feels toward an issue can shift their attitudes in ways that might help people on opposite sides of an issue see more eye to eye.
The NFL’s embrace of the sport points to a promising future. But gender and political divides could stand in the way.
With their upcoming decision concerning whether Donald Trump can appear on the Colorado ballot, Supreme Court justices face the possibility that the ruling could be ignored or defied by the public.
With growing polarization, political attitudes have begun to coincide with moral convictions. Partisans increasingly view each other as immoral. New research reveals the depth of that conviction.
Even in a moment of extreme partisanship, ‘we’ still exist if ‘we’ can witness something together. Researchers are exploring how shared attention can build connection.
The deadline to fund the US government is fast approaching, and it will take a Congress seemingly addicted to brinkmanship to keep the government open.
Does the ‘diploma divide’ make politics more about culture than economic inequality?
Long gridlocked by fighting between the two major political parties, the US House is now split by conflict within the GOP, thanks in part to redistricting practices that boost extremism.
When politicians talk more about their personal lives and less about politics, it makes people from the opposing side of the political line see them as people and like them more.
As we confront pressing social and environmental challenges, business schools must play a big role in building momentum for sustainable investing and ignore partisan, anti-ESG sniping.
Social media companies’ drive to keep you on their platforms clashes with how people evolved to learn from each other. One result is more conflict and misinformation.
Judicial activism can be a double-edged sword. While it swiftly penalized Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro for election misinformation that stoked violence, it’s resulted in anti-choice laws in the U.S.
Ongoing research suggests the average Albertan is far less conservative than it appears, especially on social issues like health care and inclusion.
We need to care for those most affected, and consider both how we create safe work and learning environments, and how we de-escalate movements of misogyny, homophobia and transphobia.
Public data about individual donors’ political contributions supports the perception that American academia leans left.
Idaho, Montana and Florida had the highest population growth among US states between 2020 and 2022.
A psychologist explains how opponents of climate policies use a common thinking error to manipulate the public – and why people are so susceptible.
People tend not to think that their own emotions could simply be wrong. But research shows that people excessively dislike others who disagree with them.
The newest class of right-wing populists aims to not only dismantle the guardrails of democracy, but also the most fundamental principles of the rule of law. We must prepare.