Multidisciplinary study reveals big story of cultural migration (w/ Video)
Quantifying and transforming the history of culture into visual representation isn't easy. There are thousands of individual stories across millennia to consider, and some historical conditions are nearly ...
Study examines wage disparity among obese workers in China
New research that analyzes economic disparity among obese Chinese adults shows that there is no wage disparity for obese women in China, but there is pay inequality among obese men.
Study on choice blindness finds voters more malleable than thought (w/ video)
Pay-what-you-want choices appear to be linked to self image
Study suggests voting may be key to cooperation with future generations
Whatever the solutions to preserving our world's natural resources might be, it seems clear that answers won't come overnight. How, then, can we be sure the steps we take today won't jeopardize the fate of ...
Monkeys with larger friend networks have more gray matter
One in four Americans unaware that Earth circles Sun
Americans are enthusiastic about the promise of science but lack basic knowledge of it, with one in four unaware that the Earth revolves around the Sun, said a poll out Friday.
Language structure arises from balance of clear and effective communication
When learning a new language, we automatically organize words into sentences that will be both clearly understood and efficient (quick) to communicate. That's the finding of a new study reported today in the Proceedings of ...
Life after prison: Research analyzes ex-offenders' stigma management
Todd Callais, an assistant professor of Sociology at UC Blue Ash College, presented his findings on how ex-inmates cope with life after prison at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Annual Meeting, held August 16–19 ...
Study: Higher education doesn't drive people from religion
For decades, higher education has often been cast as the villain in the story of U.S. religious decline. Past research supported these claims.
Breakthrough scientific discoveries no longer dominated by the very young: study
Scientists under the age of 40 used to make the majority of significant breakthroughs in chemistry, physics and medicine but that is no longer the case, new research suggests.
Scared of crime? Good.
In the past half-century, fear of crime in the United States has fueled "white flight" from big cities, become known as a quality of life issue and prompted scholars and law enforcement experts to address ...
People of color will be the new majority by 2042 (w/ Video)
Celebrity promotion of charities 'is largely ineffective', says research
Celebrity promotion of charities is ineffective at raising awareness, but can make the stars more popular with the public, new research says.