2015 review of recent research and data that speak to issues of hate crimes motivated by various kinds of bias, with a focus on definitional issues in the United States and patterns abroad.
2015 study from Stetson University published in Journal of Communications that explores violence in movies and video games and rates of societal violence over the same period.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2015 research roundup on strategies for revitalizing traditional U.S. city centers, with emphasis on a 2013 report from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, “Regenerating America’s Legacy Cities.”
2014 study in the International Journal of Public Opinion Research examines why U.S. attitudes toward gays and lesbians have changed and to what extent it may be a function of popular culture.
2013 paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research using two survey methods to measure attitudes toward (and by) lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the United States.
Literature review of recent research related to brain injuries in youth and professional sports.
2014 study in the journal Environment and Behavior showing how the mere presence of mobile devices can influence the quality of human interactions.
2014 research brief explores the impact of regional imitation, political representation and other factors, by Rebekah Herrick, Oklahoma State University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 study published in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management that explores the state and federal tax consequences of legalizing same-sex marriage.