Alice Robb

Fear of Ebola Could Make People More Likely to Vote Conservative
October 19, 2014

A growing body of literature suggests that fear make people’s political outlook more conservative.

Study: Hotel Housekeepers Are at Great Risk for Sexual Assault From Guests
October 16, 2014

They work alone in bedrooms and aren't empowered to stand up to guests.

Here's What Happens When Hasidic Jews Join the Secular World
October 14, 2014

The world can be a scary place when you grow up thinking cheeseburgers will kill you.

Bloody, Meaty Veggie Burgers? Vegetarians Don't Want That.
October 13, 2014

No vegetarian wants fake blood dripping down her chin.

The Scientists Studying Life After Death Are Not Total Frauds
October 08, 2014

Scientists want to know exactly what it means to be dead.

Share Your Chocolate. It'll Make It Taste Better.
October 06, 2014

Finally. Scientific proof that splitting the cake makes it more satisfying.

How Do You Figure Out if a Mouse Is 'Depressed'?
October 02, 2014

It just doesn't care anymore. 

Juries Dole Out Harsher Sentences to Non-Citizens
October 01, 2014

There are 138 foreign nationals on death row as we speak...

People Use Fewer First-Person Pronouns As They Get Older
September 30, 2014

And we start saying these other things instead. 

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