How even an NBA all-star like LeBron James can falter under pressure ... and other research insights from the world of basketball.
Politicians take note: Research shows the fine line between claiming regret and taking responsibility.
The Stars and Stripes are subliminal, class cleavages are overrated, and other academic analyses we should consider from the last election.
As the fall semester begins, we look at some of the ways community colleges are meeting — or failing to meet — the needs of their students.
In honor of the 10th annual Lebowski Fest in Louisville, Ky., Miller-McCune looks at the scholarly papers inspired by the Coen brothers' 1998 film "The Big Lebowski."
For Father's Day, here's research on how dads are faring, how they're portrayed in pop culture and how the increasing frequency of stay-at-home fathers is changing gender roles in society.
From there to here, from here to there, researchers find that Dr. Seuss is — in political, social, psychological and even business terms — everywhere.
In the Year of Forests, researchers look to save them, and have them save us.
As retailers' "Black Friday" approaches, research shows that commerce and Christmas have a long history of coexistence, and the psychological effect may be generally positive.
Researchers argue the physical location of the polls not only affects how many people vote; it may also influence last-minute decisions regarding which box to mark or lever to pull.
As Pixar launches "Toy Story 3," we look at research the innovative animation studio has inspired.
After monitoring the behavior of soccer hooligans at the 1998 World Cup, researchers determined that violent behavior was more accepted among the English.
Don't spend that World Cup money just yet, South Africa. Statistics show that the World Cup isn't always an economic boon for host countries.
Researchers find a spike in heart problems among European soccer fans during World Cup matches, while other studies show the players on the pitch are suffering fewer injuries.
Research studies differ on the effect of an Oscar on a film's bottom line.
Oscar winners may live longer lives than their peers. Or perhaps shorter ones.
University of Oregon academic predicts Academy Awards will go to Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock and Kathryn Bigelow.
Studies come to conflicting conclusions as to whether Academy Awards are a genuine measure of artistry.
In this 'Wonks Gone Wild,' researchers say the hierarchical role-playing in Mardi Gras parades gave way to a free marketplace for beads, which included 'negotiated transactions.'
In this edition of 'Wonks Gone Wild,' researchers find that men overrated, and women underrated, the likelihood that they would participate in sexual activities with a new partner at Mardi Gras.
In this edition of 'Wonks Gone Wild,' a researcher spends 500 hours at Mardi Gras celebrations to learn what makes revelers participate in deviant behavior.
In this edition of 'Wonks Gone Wild,' one researcher finds an answer to the Mardi Gras question: How do I get someone to throw me some beads?
What happens when witches meet wonks? With Halloween approaching, Miller-McCune's skeleton staff digs up some facts about the haunted holiday.
How to get to Sesame Street? Take Wonk Way and turn left on Research Road.