Social Science Research Council
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a feature on California's progressive history to a photo essay capturing the lifelong effects of trauma.
Some of the Best Data on Human Behavior Is Privately Held by Social Media Companies
How can universities convince them to share that information?
Facebook Is Planning on Turning Its Data Over to Social Scientists. Should Users Trust the Project?
We spoke with social-science ethicists about how well Facebook's initiative appears to protect users' privacy. They're skeptical, but still eager to see Facebook data studied.