2014 study from Stanford researchers showing how question wording affected responses to surveys about President Obama’s birth origins and nationality.
2014 study by American University and Columbia University on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and core attitudes toward science.
2013 study in Political Communication demonstrating the short-lived effects of political advertising and implications for democracy.
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 negative 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.