What do Lebron James, a lucky coin and a smelly goat have in common? They are all part of a rich tradition of sports superstitions.
Slight gender variations in attention scores have been well documented, but a new study from Harvard Medical School suggests that these minor gaps widen significantly in places with lower gender equality.
Amid ongoing welfare cuts, researchers argue that investment in health and social care have been integral to British economic success since 1600.
A portable use-of-force simulator aimed at launching a new era in police training is being rolled out by Washington State University.
The evolution of how prisoners in substance-abuse programs communicate is a good indicator of whether they'll return to crime, new research has found.
Creative achievement can provide a buffer against being anxious about death, research from psychologists at the University of Kent shows.
Opportunities to narrow the achievement gap between looked after children (children in care) and their peers are being missed because too many of them do not receive good quality early education places, says research funded ...
Fewer Australians are giving to charity but those who do are giving more, according to the largest ever research into philanthropic behaviour.
Is the mobile phone a learning tool or a distraction for K through 12 students? A new survey from the University at Albany reveals a complex answer regarding mobile phone school policies in China: Chinese teachers and parents ...
In the UK, the poverty premium—the idea that poorer people pay more for essential goods and services—is an important and relevant social policy concern for low-income families.