Political psychologists weigh in on whether people's views will change, and how entrenched our partisan identities are.
A new analysis finds mixed evidence that salt is bad for you—and, more importantly, that the two sides in the debate aren't talking to each other.
Together, the exonerated men have spent 60 years in prison.
Despite research suggesting it would backfire, a new study finds that stories and images of sick children can change minds about the need to vaccinate.
Enough with studies blaming the moon for our behavior, one University of California-Los Angeles astronomer pleads.
A new study suggests forensic anthropologists are biased by external information when performing visual examinations.
Reading about an issue in a difficult-to-decipher font forces us to slow down and actually consider a writer’s arguments, rather than dismissing them instantaneously.
New research finds people primed to think in terms of action are more certain of their opinions and less likely to seek out dissenting views.
Whether it’s Osama’s death throes or Obama’s birthplace, a wealth of academic research shows that people believe today what they believed yesterday — even increasingly outlandish conspiracy theories.
Researchers looking at al-Qaeda and Saddam Hussein explore why it is that people often steadfastly believe something even when they've been shown it ain't so.