In Study, People in Police Uniforms More Likely to Shoot Unarmed Targets
Putting on a uniform impacts some people's mindset and behavior in problematic ways.
Here's What You'll Learn in a College Class on Calling Bullshit
The course, offered at the University of Washington, teaches that the proliferation of algorithms and data is making misinformation more widespread.
Prescription Opioids Are Contributing to More Fatal Auto Accidents
New research finds use of painkillers more than doubles the risk that a driver will set into motion a fatal two-car crash.
Microdosing Hallucinogens Has Positive Effects—but Not What You Might Suspect
The first rigorous study of the practice finds it conveys benefits like reducing mental distress, but also increases neuroticism.
What Scientists Are Saying About the EPA's 'Secret Science' Rule
Leaders in the scientific community fear Scott Pruitt's new directive would severely limit the use of research in policymaking.
Animal Research Falls Short on Experimental Procedures
A new study suggests two in three animal studies don't report taking even the most basic precautions against biased results, making many of the results unreliable.
Why Sex Research Is Worth Funding With Public Money
Sexuality is a fundamental component of the human experience, and it's one we need to have a better understanding of.