The rapid modernization of a country whose social structure was traditionally determined by strict hierarchy has ignited huge moral anxieties.
Too bad it's made of chemicals that could kill you.
An anthropologist studies Afghan hearts and minds, and finds something disturbing.
Christmas lunch is the most important social occasion of the year
Count the holiday cards on your mantel: That’s how many people care about you, according to a 2003 social-network study.
Adderall is middle-class meth—and other lessons from embedding with meth users
Scholarly research makes it clear: Clothing makes the best gift of all
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.
Western newspapers have come up with some creative explanations for Japan’s dropping birth rate, many of which revolve around the (unsubstantiated) idea that Japanese people don’t like sex.