Sarah Sloat

The Google Mega-Campus Can't Compete With Coworking Spaces
Trying to find creativity outside the cubicle
July 18, 2014

About one third of U.S. employees work outside the office—and this doesn't even include the nearly four in ten in-office employees who spend some time working remotely. That’s a lot of people trying to find a seat at Starbucks. Thats where coworking spaces come in.

Ivy Leaguers Twice as Likely as Other Students to Use Drugs as Study Aids
April 30, 2014

Approximately one in five students at an Ivy League college misuses a prescription stimulant to get ahead academically.

A Rock Star's Brother Made A Documentary. What It Says About Sibling Rivalry.
April 23, 2014

Psychologists' studies show that a shared family experience isn’t what makes you similar, it’s what drives you to become unique.

An Interesting Theory That Could Explain Vladimir Putin's Risky Behavior
March 19, 2014

The decline of Soviet Union–era glory, of energy dominance, and of land itself—these are all losses that, according to prospect theory, could explain Putin's actions of late. 

Some People Just Don't Like Music—and That Upsets a Lot of Evolutionary Theory
March 14, 2014

Science had assumed music was so universal that it must be hard-wired into us. Maybe not.

For Boys, Moving to a Wealthier Neighborhood Is as Traumatic as Going to War
Leaving poverty is more complicated than you think.
March 05, 2014

The boys were thought of as thugs. Girls, on the other hand, were seen as helpless victims. 

The U.K. Understands How To Treat PTSD. Why Does The U.S. Lag Behind?
New research on soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan
February 28, 2014

Two to seven percent of British soliders report PTSD. Twenty-one to twenty-nine percent of Americans display symptoms. What can America do to close this gap?

Could Offshore Wind Farms Make Hurricanes Less Destructive?
February 28, 2014

A new study found that thousands of turbines drastically reduce storm surges and wind speeds.