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Crowded Earth: how many is too many?

Already straining to host seven billion souls, Earth is set to teem with billions more, and only a revolution in the use of resources can avert an environmental crunch, experts say.

dateOct 23, 2011 in Social Sciences
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GenY workers want their cake and to eat it too

Managing the young generation of workers - sometimes called GenY, GenMe, or Millennials - is a hot topic, covered in the popular press and discussed in numerous books and seminars. However, most of these discussions are based ...

dateMar 10, 2010 in Social Sciences
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On the face of it, voting's superficial

Are voters truly sophisticated and rational decision makers? Apparently not. Their choices are heavily influenced by superficial, nonverbal cues, such as politicians' appearance, according to Christopher Olivola from University ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Social Sciences
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