We know less than we should, but we're worried anyway. By the author of The Perils of Perception: Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything.
There are benefits to society of good housing for all – health, wellbeing, savings from costs of crime and health – that are not captured in its price.
The approach to housing in the UK hasn't worked for years. What could we learn from how it's done in other countries?
What adults with autism told us about their everyday experiences.
Men are feeling more and more pressure to get rid of their love handles and beer bellies – and heavy promotion of unrealistic appearance standards are to blame.
New research found persistent differences between generations of people in the UK when it comes to their attitudes to immigration.
A more egalitarian power structure is possible.
A new set of 'Indicators of Integration' have been launched by the UK government.
EU migrant households are actually a net benefit on the public purse in much of Europe.
Whether it's through begging or building shelters, homeless people are trying to make their lives better.
Despite what the statistics suggest, many teenage parents say having a baby has transformed their lives.
By acquiring knowledge of other places and people, travel can make us more peaceful in our interactions with others.
Consumption has become the primary form of self-identity and self-expression.
God only started watching over us quite recently, according to a new study that analysed 414 societies from 30 world regions.
An analysis of billions of words in the Google Books database shows the way society has valued moral principles such as compassion, respect for authority, community values and fairness over time.
Policies to tackle social mobility have been largely misdirected. While rates of upward social mobility have fallen, downward mobility has risen.
Farmers are closest to the land and their livestock, and have everything to lose by not taking care of it.
Shambolic rollout of new recording system for people at risk of homelessness means statistics shouldn't be trusted.
Boarded up pubs are becoming a common sight, and it's having a real impact on rural village life.
As part of a new strategy to combat loneliness GPs will be able to prescribe social activities. But is this ethical?