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By Pacific-Standard Magazine | Published: March 13, 2013
Joe Henrich and his colleagues are shaking the foundations of psychology and economics—and hoping to change the way social scientists think about human behavior and culture.
By Amy Adamczyk and Brittany Hayes | Published: January 9, 2013
In our study we were interested in examining differences between religious groups and the dominant religious faith within nations in the likelihood that residents would engage in premarital or extramarital sex.
By Social Science Bites | Published: August 31, 2012
There is still a great deal of inequality between the sexes in the workplace. In this episode of the Social Science Bites podcast Paul Seabright combines insights from economics and evolutionary theory to shed light on why this might be so.
By Pacific-Standard Magazine | Published: July 25, 2012
Two studies of Virginia Tech students provide information on the likelihood and treatment of stress-related psychological symptoms following a mass shooting.
By ssseditor | Published: May 12, 2011
Can creativity flourish at a time when government funding for arts and humanities is being cut? That was the question under discussion at ‘Cuts in culture: the impact on creativity’, an event in London on 11 May. The focus was principally on funding for arts organisations, but the discussion also considered how different academic disciplines [...]