A 1972 report warned that unchecked consumption could crater the world economy by 2100. Fifty years and much debate later, can humanity innovate quickly enough to avoid that fate?
Studies on Ukraine going as far back as the late 1990s and early 2000s showed that the country’s population was connecting less and less with Russia.
The answers to Nigeria’s poor social science research output seem to lie in quantity and quality of personnel, time available for research, funding, support institutions and policy.
How two Canadian teams of economists and epidemiologists studied COVID-19 from a social science perspective to show that higher national income inequality is associated with worse COVID outcomes.
Research from Meta and some scientists shows no harm from social media, but other research and whistleblower testimony show otherwise. Seemingly contradictory, both can be right.
Tropes around woke warriors and their heartless parents get us nowhere.
It is the work of social scientists to understand how societies operate and, based on that knowledge, how populations can apply evidence-based solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.
An AI analysis shows that differences in how New Yorkers and Angelenos tweet go beyond the words they use.
Across 29 countries, there are wide disparities between how women feel about going out alone and how men feel.
The lead role of public health researchers continues to be important. But there is growing acknowledgement that social scientists have to be present from the very beginning.
Scholars who study dangerous speech have identified common themes that can lead to violence.
Here’s how governments can get more people to follow COVID-19 guidelines.
Research and a recent campaign rally show how political leaders’ rhetoric can shape risk perceptions among their loyal followers.
Now that this new way of living is more than just a passing phase, history has never been more open.
Strong ties have been reinforced while other relationships have fallen by the wayside.
Politicians should have acted faster and more decisively, survey data from four countries show.
Evidence suggests men are harder hit when they contract COVID-19, yet women are more worried about it.
Social science researchers can help make sure contact tracing is carried out in all provinces in Indonesia.