Fake news is everywhere, but why we believe it is still unclear. Drawing on neuroeconomics research in an Opinion published February 20th in the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences, psychologists suggest that valuing our ...
If you want to predict which political party someone will support, take note of the person's height.
If you're an American voter and have provided personal information to a company, chances are data groups have shared it with political parties to help them target potential supporters.
Mathematical ideas and tools are often used to describe aspects of large macroscopic systems. Examples abound in areas as varied as finance to psychology. In a paper published last month in the SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, ...
Political parties find that their fortunes improve when they put more women on the ballot, according to a study co-authored by an MIT economist.
New research published in the Journal of Management confirms that unless political leaders can create a sense of community amongst voters, their inspirational messages are likely to fall on deaf ears.
Contrary to common perception, special interest groups are not responsible for the partisan division in Congress - and often join bipartisan coalitions to support legislation, according to a Michigan State University political ...
Despite widespread perceptions of rising political polarization in the United States, the American public is no more polarized than it was before the Reagan era, according to a Stanford scholar.
Journalists can help their readers form accurate views by "adjudicating" between opposing political claims in their articles, a new study shows.
The self-defining characteristics that Americans hold dear include their racial and cultural heritage, the language they speak and their choice of worship.