People who change their beliefs tend not to recall their initial, opposing beliefs.
2014 study in the
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examining how shifting social perceptions during economic downturns can exacerbate racial disparities.
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.
2013 review of scholarly studies that examine possible positive and negative outcomes of violent video game play, including links to aggressive behavior.
2014 study in the journal
Environment and Behavior showing how the mere presence of mobile devices can influence the quality of human interactions.
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.
2014 study from Utah State University published in
Perspectives on Politics demonstrating how the wording of ballot question titles can influence voters' choices.
2014 study in
Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests that political polarization cannot be explained by media diversity and the fragmenting of audiences.
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.
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.