A legal scholar explains why Kennedy’s opinions on same-sex relationship rest on fragile constitutional grounds.
It’s a psychological quirk that when something becomes rarer, people may spot it in more places than ever. What is the ‘concept creep’ that lets context change how we categorize the world around us?
In 38 US cities, hate crimes rose 12 percent in 2017. There were 1,038 hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities – the most in more than a decade.
The percentage of trans adults has doubled in the last 10 years. Looking to human anatomy and physiology alone doesn’t explain the sex and gender changes rapidly occurring. Does culture play a role?
The president launched a trade war largely on the premise of a massive trade deficit with China. A closer look at the iPhone shows why he’s wrong.
Researchers are learning even more about how a sedentary lifestyle is bad for our bodies. A recent study shows a link between sitting patterns and diabetes in older people.
Trainers and fitness gurus often tell their charges how to ‘burn fat.’ But what does that actually involve? Here’s a Speed Read on something that actually takes a fairly long time.
Separating children from their parents is not just a psychological stress, it’s a DNA stress. Scientific research shows that early life stress may have irreversible effects on how DNA works in the cells of the body.
Frederick Douglass used the words of Psalm 137 in his famous speech, “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?” For centuries, this poem has resonated with writers and composers, with its consideration of how humans deal with trauma.
An economist explores data on injuries, which states ban fireworks and other interesting stats on what President John Adams referred to as “illuminations.”
New research suggests brains that aren’t as good at recognizing rewards and responding to change may be to blame.
As a federal school safety commission searches for ways to lessen school violence, a psychology professor advises the commission that focusing on violence in entertainment media is a waste of time.
Many US students cite alt-right websites in their research papers. Should teachers discuss the websites to help students tell fact from fiction?
The traumatic separations of children and parents initiated at the border can cause permanent changes.
Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
A recent study that showed that 110 of 111 brains of deceased NFL players had a serious brain disease raised concerns once again about concussions.