Study suggests social identification can mitigate danger felt by people in dense crowds
Smartphone app used by experimenters to learn more about aspects of morality
Researchers find men use anger as manipulation tool with other men
Study suggest people act fairly due to spite, not altruism
Success really does breed success, unique online experiments find
Success really does breed success – up to a point - found researchers from UCL and Stony Brook University, following a series of unique on-line experiments.
eLearning as good as traditional training for health professionals, study says
Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as doctors and nurses worldwide, according to research.
Education secretary says he backs annual testing
Foreshadowing what could be a contentious battle with Congress, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that rolling back federal testing requirements in math and reading would deprive students, parents ...
Researchers find people pay more at auctions if they believe a celebrity touched items
New study of hunter-gatherers suggests social networks sparked evolution of cooperation
Ancient humans may not have had the luxury of updating their Facebook status, but social networks were nevertheless an essential component of their lives, a new study suggests.
Computer model simulates Neolithic transition from egalitarianism to leadership and despotism
Research duo quantify global human migration numbers
Researcher finds that poverty's 'cognitive cost' translates to as many as ten IQ points
For people struggling to live paycheck-to-paycheck, daily life can sometimes seem like a gauntlet of impossible-to-answer questions – Can I afford to put food on the table? Will I make rent this month? What will happen ...
When it comes to numbers, culture counts
American children learn the meanings of number words gradually: First they understand "one," then they add "two, "three," and "four," in sequence. At that point, however, a dramatic shift in understanding ...