Elizabeth Winkler

The Innovation Myth
Why you can't engineer creativity with "innovation districts"
July 23, 2014

Why you can't engineer creativity with "innovation districts."

Cleaning Your House Could Make You a More Moral Person
Go wild with the Windex
July 02, 2014

Go wild with the Windex. 

China's One-Child Policy May Be Making the Country More Violent
A 1 percent increase in the ratio between the sexes leads to a 5 percent increase in the crime rate
June 27, 2014

A 1 percent increase in the ratio between the sexes leads to a 5 percent increase in the crime rate.

A Less Smooth Soccer Ball is Actually More Predictable When It's Kicked
Science explains pressure distribution shifts!
June 20, 2014

Science explains transition points and pressure distribution shifts.

Kids Can Tell When You're Not Telling the Whole Truth
And they know to act on it
June 18, 2014

And they know they should act on it. 

People Speaking a Foreign Language Make Less Emotional Decisions
And they give much more weight to utilitarian concerns
June 16, 2014

Your moral barometer is greatly affected by the language you're speaking.

The Science Behind #ThrowbackThursday
Why we derive special pleasure from the act of remembering the past.
June 05, 2014

Why we derive special pleasure from the act of remembering the past. 

Friends Don't Let Friends Walk Through Revolving Doors Alone
What it says about your friendship when you find yourself squished into a revolving-door with a companion.
May 30, 2014

You know that awkward moment when you can't decide if you should squeeze together or go it alone?