Do Debates Change Voters' Minds? Here's What the Research Says.
As 20 Democratic contenders face off this week, here's a look at some stories from our archives that offer insight into the format.
What We Know and Don't Know About the State of Insect Populations in the U.S. and Europe
Despite the fact that insects make up most of the species on Earth, and much of the planet's biomass, they are significantly understudied compared to mammals, birds, fish, and much else.
Remembering the Trailblazing Scientist Who Uncovered Nuclear Fallout in the Pacific
Katsuko Saruhashi made waves internationally when she tracked and raised a global alarm on the dangers of nuclear testing by the U.S.
Can Increased Automation Negatively Affect People's Physical and Mental Health?
Research findings suggest that workers in counties facing higher levels of automation risk reported more frequent levels of physical and mental distress.
Taking Freedom: Theorizing Audience, Products, and Provocation
On an approach to research that works with communities to address important issues they are facing, using "weapons of mass instruction" that help groups make decisions, work together, and mobilize.
Teoría de Audiencia, Productos y Provocación (Extracto)
Este artículo trata sobre un enfoque de la investigación que trabaja con las comunidades para abordar los problemas importantes que enfrentan, usando "armas de instrucción masiva" que ayudan a los grupos a tomar decisiones, trabajar juntos y movilizarse.
How Fear of a Physical Threat Can Foster Social Conservatism
New research confirms right-wing resistance to change is based largely in fear.