Study shows cultural flow may be slower than genetic divergence
Simulations show early farming might have caught on due to development of property rights
Study shows voter turnout can be increased with simple word change
Marie Curie, go home: Science faculty study shows bias
Student success more dependent on school funding than socioeconomic status
Students who attend good, well-funded schools have the best chance of academic success, regardless of the socioeconomic status of their home suburb, a new report shows.
Researchers find glass shape influences consumption rate of lager
Game theory used to explain evolution of 'third party punishment'
You're shopping for holiday gifts when you spot someone pocketing a nice pair of leather gloves. What do you do?
Minority rules: Scientists discover tipping point for the spread of ideas
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have found that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, their belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. The scientists, ...
Study demonstrates evolution of stereotypes
'Nature' survey shows scientists happy with jobs but worried about money
Game-winning 'momentum' illusion is but a delusion
(Phys.org) —A hot hand may be hokum: Cornell researchers have examined the concept of "winning momentum" with varsity college hockey teams, and they conclude that momentum advantages don't exist, says a ...
Study on choice blindness finds voters more malleable than thought (w/ video)
Pay-what-you-want choices appear to be linked to self image
Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, according to a new study led by a researcher at the ...