Who Funded That? The Names and Numbers Behind the Research in Our Latest Issue
This list includes the studies cited in our pages that received funding from a source other than the researchers’ home institutions. Only principal or corresponding authors are listed.
Contributors: Meet Some of the People Behind Our Latest Print Issue
More on Rachel Monroe, Julia Scheeres, Brooke Jarvis, Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow, and Maura Ewing—and how they reported their latest Pacific Standard stories.
Why We So Often Fail to Predict What Will Improve Our Future Happiness
And it's called miswanting.
For the last decade, forensic psychiatrist Michael Welner has led a curious, self-funded effort to create something he calls the Depravity Standard, a crowd-sourced instrument for objectively scoring the level of evil associated with humanity's most twisted crimes. But can a scientist really define the outer edges of our morality?