Month: February 2017

Worry About Adults and How We Come to Believe in Lies

We have entered an era of lifelong media education, says Michelle L. Stack. This includes an examination of how we freely share information about ourselves on social media that is then used to frame how we see others and ourselves.

6 years ago
RSS panel on post-truth

Video: What is ‘Post-Truth’? What Can We Do About It?

At a panel debate held by the Royal Statistical Society titled ‘Post-truth: what is it and what can we do about it,’ panelists from BuzzFeed, Sense about Science, Full Fact, the Oxford Internet Institute and the RSS debated this new phenomenon.

6 years ago
William Julius Wilson

William Julius Wilson to Receive 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award

SAGE Publishing and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University will present sociologist William Julius Wilson, a leader for a half century in the study of race and inequality in the United States, the 2017 SAGE-CASBS Award.

6 years ago
Darth Vader nudge

Keeping Government ‘Nudges’ From the Dark Side

Governments around the world have found success using the burgeoning field of behavioral science to improve the efficiency of their policies and increase citizens’ well-being. We need clear guidelines on when and how to use behavioral science in policy.

6 years ago

Archived Webinar: Social Science in the Age of Trump

In the hour-long recorded conversation with Social Science Space editor Michael Todd, COSSA’s Wendy Naus discusses what individual social science scholars, students and their academic societies can do if they feel threatened by the currents in Washington, D.C.

6 years ago
Noah Barsky

Tips for Writing Case Studies

Ed. note – This post is drawn from two articles that originally appeared at SAGE Connection. Textbook examples certify learning. […]

6 years ago