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.
Updated 2014: A selection of research on massive open online courses, including their potential and effectiveness and their impact on traditional education methods.
2013 study from Pennsylvania State University and other institutions published in Psychological Science on the interplay of nature and nurture in IQ development.
A leader in the field of science communication, Scheufele talks about how scientists and journalists can help the public better understand complex issues.
2013 study from the University of Toronto in Applied Cognitive Psychology on how speech tasks can interfere with drivers’ visual attention.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2013 research chat with Natalia “Talia” Jomini Stroud, assistant director of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at the University of Texas at Austin.
2012 study published in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication on the impact of reader comments on perceptions of bias in online news articles.
2013 review of studies that look at the effects of marijuana use on cognitive functioning, as the federal policy debate over legalization continues to grow.
2013 study by the University of Muenster, Caltech and UCLA on how grouping of possible outcomes can influence the assignment of risk.