Music Ensembles Help Immigrant Kids Integrate Into Society
German researchers report immigrant children who spent a year in student music ensembles fit in better with the mainstream culture.
Cultural Activities Help Seniors Retain Health Literacy
New research finds a link between the ability to process health-related information and regular attendance at movies, plays, and concerts.
Nudging Drivers, and Pedestrians, Into Better Behavior
Daniel Pink's new series, Crowd Control, premieres tonight on the National Geographic Channel.
In 2001 Study, Black Celebrities Judged Harshly in Rape Cases
When accused of rape, black celebrities were viewed more negatively than non-celebrities. The opposite was true of whites.
For Many, Behavior Changes as a 'Big' Birthday Approaches
New research finds a lot of people who are approaching a new decade in life ponder the meaning of existence, and go looking for answers.
Drawing Distinctions Between African-Americans and Blacks
New research suggests the racial labels conjure up very different images.
Viewing God as Masculine Impacts One's View of Gay Marriage
A new study finds thinking of God as a "he" has wide implications.
Assertions of Scientific Certainty Are Greeted With Skepticism
New German research suggests the public is wary of statements suggesting a scientific debate has been closed.
Dislike Abstract Art? Try It Again With a Less-Cluttered Mind
Italian researchers pinpoint a psychological factor that helps determine our reaction to non-representational artworks.
Relax, Your Sexual Fantasies Aren't All That Strange
New research finds we indulge in a wide variety of erotic fantasies.
The Power of Third Person on Support for Public Policies
Researchers find citizens react differently to policy proposals when they’re framed as impacting “people,” as opposed to “you.”
He’s Definitely a Liberal—Just Check Out His Brain Scan
New research finds political ideology can be easily determined by examining how one’s brain reacts to disgusting images.