Does it matter whether he drew a penis intentionally or unintentionally?
Scientists have created software that can grade short-answer essays in five seconds.
Most research on compulsive gambling focuses on the psychological, biological, or even moral profiles of gambling addicts—but the real problem may be the slot machines.
Yes, according to these studies. And wine is the drink of choice.
We calculated what menu items would cost if fast-food workers made at least $15 per hour.
Does the rise in IQ scores over the past century mean people are getting smarter? Since the beginning of the twentieth century, IQ scores around the world have been increasing at a rate of around three points per decade, leaving intelligence researchers puzzling over whether historical gains in IQ—known as the “Flynn effect”—reflect an increase in general intelligence or something else, be it better education, better nutrition or even bigger brains.
The psychology of big groups.
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Are scientists less rigorous about applying proper research standards when their subjects are mice? That’s the question Jennifer Couzin-Frankel investigates in the latest issue of Science—and her findings are disturbing. According to her paper, “When Mice Mislead,” scientists working with mice routinely use small sample sizes, select their subjects unsystematically, and even lose track of their data or—most ominously of all—leave out results that don’t support their research.
From "Black Day" in South Korea to South Carolina's "Secession Day."