How did the patriarchy start? And will evolution get rid of it?

The patriarchy, having been somewhat in retreat in parts of the world, is back in our faces. In Afghanistan, the Taliban once again prowl the streets more concerned with keeping women at home and in strict dress code than ...

Understanding who commits which crimes

Why do some young men turn to crime, while others don't? An international study shows that preferences such as risk tolerance, impatience and altruism as well as self-control can predict who will commit crime. Risk-tolerant, ...

It's time to move conversation beyond abortion

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which is considered by many to be the most significant battle over abortion rights in decades. If the court upholds the Mississippi ...

Do couples over-think the decision to have kids?

The view of one's own fertility and having children has significantly changed in the last 60 years. In a new study, researchers engaged with more than one hundred Swedes between the ages of 17–90 to discuss how they regard ...

Greater access to birth control leads to higher graduation rates

When access to free and low-cost birth control goes up, the percentage of young women who leave high school before graduating goes down by double-digits, according to a new CU Boulder-led study published May 5 in the journal ...

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