Women wearing hijabs in news stories may be judged negatively

Women wearing a veil or headscarf in the United States may face harsher social judgement, according to a study by Penn State researchers that found when given the same information in a news story, some people may consider ...

The truth about misinformation

In today's fast-paced digital age, information can become outdated rapidly and people must constantly update their memories. But changing our previous understanding of the news we hear or the products we use isn't always ...

Science needs myths to thrive

I can still remember the horror of discovering that everything I had worked on was wrong. I was a Ph.D. candidate just starting my second year, and my supervisor and I had developed a test for rheumatoid arthritis which seemed ...

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