2013 summary of various Gallup poll questions on the eve of, or during turning points of, major U.S. conflicts, from the Korean War forward.
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine the intersection between public opinion and rulings of the Supreme Court.
2013 study in Psychological Science showing how forcing people to confront their own ignorance can moderate their political views.
Updated May 2013: A review of scholarship and resources related to campaign advertising and its effects.
2013 report from the Pew Research Center demonstrating how discussions on Twitter often do not reflect more general national sentiment.
2013 study in The Journal of Politics on the idea that there is a universally successful strategy for political messages that attempt to rebut contrary claims.
2012 metastudy in Psychological Science in the Public Interest on how misinformation originates and spreads and why it is difficult to correct.
2012 working paper by University of Minnesota and the University of Kansas on the relationship between firms’ political donations and corporate performance.
2012 study by the Harvard Kennedy School analyzes citizens’ confidence in leadership across 13 different sectors, including the military, medicine, politics and more.