(PhysOrg.com) -- People do not get any more racially prejudiced as they age — but they do become less able to hide it, suggests a new study by researchers at UC Davis, the University of Freiburg and the University of Sydney.
A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings were published in the online journal PLOS ONE.
Why some immigrants get citizenship: Country of origin 'massive disadvantage' for some immigrants, study finds
For immigrants, the path to citizenship in many countries is filled with hurdles: finding a job, learning the language, passing exams. But for some people, the biggest obstacle of all may be one they cannot help: their country ...
(Phys.org)—A new study has thrown doubt on the ability of the average voter to make an accurate judgement of the performance of their politicians, showing that voter biases appear to be deep-seated and broad.
In a new paper, published today in Science, Sinan Aral, NYU Stern Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, and his co-author Dylan Walker, a research scientist at Stern, present a new method ...
Investors prone to 'illusion of control' and 'overconfidence' bias are more likely to undertake potentially risky investments in complex hybrid securities, a QUT study has found.
Attacks on institutions that keep records of global temperatures, such as NASA, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the UK Met Office, and Australia's Bureau of Meteorology, continue to appear in the press.