Last updated: April 27, 2015
2014 study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examining how shifting social perceptions during economic downturns can exacerbate racial disparities.
Last updated: March 9, 2015
2015 review of research on social mobility in the U.S., with a focus on a study in Psychological Science examining associations between ideology and perceptions of mobility.
Last updated: January 31, 2015
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
Last updated: October 3, 2014
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.
Last updated: August 26, 2014
2014 study from Utah State University published in Perspectives on Politics demonstrating how the wording of ballot question titles can influence voters’ choices.
Last updated: August 22, 2014
2014 study in Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests that political polarization cannot be explained by media diversity and the fragmenting of audiences.
Last updated: August 12, 2014
Researchers from Kentucky University, West Virginia University, Harvard and Stanford discuss the risks of using mobile devices while driving and the impact of multitasking on how we process information.
Last updated: July 30, 2014
2014 paper published in Psychological Science that uses three experiments to compare the ability of students to remember and understand information depending on how they take notes.