Some view a retreat from democracy and the escalating effects of climate change as an unfortunate coincidence. But a new study shows that the two trends may be more closely related than we think.
It's a psychological quirk that when something becomes rarer, people may spot it in more places than ever. What is the 'concept creep' that lets context change how we categorize the world around us?
We can disagree with co-workers in meetings. We can argue about sports with friends. A new study explores why politics seems to be an entirely different beast.
Emoji add a sense of fun and nuance to digital communications. But where does the law stand when they're used to suggest violence or threats?
Aggression against sexual minorities is rooted in society-level stigmas that devalue LGBT individuals.