Want to prevent sexual harassment and assault? Start by teaching kids

In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly, Americans may be learning just how preval...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Want to support veterans?

Want to support veterans?

On Memorial Day and throughout the year, many Americans honor those who have lost their lives in the line of duty by donating to charities that help m...

October 26th, 2017 |  


The best way to deal with failure

Failure is a part of life, and we make mistakes pretty much every day. How do we cope? Or better yet, how should we cope?Academics and the mainstream ...

October 26th, 2017 |  


How the god you worship influences the ghosts you see

If you’ve ever seen a ghost, you have something in common with 18 percent of Americans.But while there’s evidence that our brains are hard...

October 26th, 2017 |  


Like it or not, just doing their jobs

Like it or not, just doing their jobs

In the heat of the news coverage of the quadruple homicide in Lawrence County, Ohio, criticism surfaced of the manner in which the event was presented...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Child with failure to thrive

Child with failure to thrive

This week’s case record of the Massachusetts General Hospital in the New England Journal of Medicine (1) is one of a 19-month-old child with fai...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Protect your paradise this Halloween

Protect your paradise this Halloween

Before demons infiltrated my home, I didn’t understand the importance of protecting my space. At Halloween time I stretched fake cobwebs across ...

October 25th, 2017 |  


Are religious people more moral?

Why do people distrust atheists?A recent study we conducted, led by psychologist Will Gervais, found widespread and extreme moral prejudice against at...

October 24th, 2017 |  


The IRS targeting scandal was fake, but IRS budget woes are a real problem

Conservatives have been seething since 2013 over what they say was an unfair and imbalanced effort by the IRS to scrutinize right-leaning organization...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Is local news on the cusp of a renaissance?

It’s not an easy time to be a journalist in the United States. Since 2000, nearly half of newsroom jobs – more than 20,000 of them –...

October 23rd, 2017 |