Sandy Hook Claimed Many More Lives Than We Realize
Post-tragedy talk of gun control spurred many Americans to buy new weapons. Some died as a result.
The Paradox in America's Treatment of Gun Violence
Where we worry most, we can help the least; and where we could help most, we care the least. Stopping gun violence is all about knowing where to start.
Do Bulletproof Whiteboards Protect Children or Traumatize Them?
Hardwire Armor Systems outfitted Delaware’s Colonial School District this year with bulletproof whiteboards capable of absorbing ammunition from handguns, shotguns, or assault rifles. No psychiatric evaluations of the technology and the effect it could have on children were conducted.
From Sadness to Anxiety: The Emotional Legacy of Sandy Hook
New research suggests that the further we are from a tragedy, either geographically or in time, the more we tend to think about it in abstract terms.
Meet the Doctor Who Gave $1 Million of His Own Money
Since Congress pressured the CDC to stop funding research on gun violence, Dr. Garen Wintemute has donated more than $1.1 million of his own money to keep his research going.
Mapping the Laws, Lobbying, and Life-Altering Consequences of Guns
Some recent attempts to quantify the chaos.
The Upside of Trauma
Worries about post-traumatic stress have become a stock part of the media narrative surrounding tragedies like Boston and Newtown. And resilience is supposedly the best we can hope for in the face of adversity. But what if there's a third option? The story of one mass shooting, and the surprising tug of post-traumatic growth.