Young adults think hard work will bring success, even when inequality is actually present. What does this say about the much-maligned millennial generation?
Is the relationship between women and beauty products changing? The popularity of the song Try by Colbie Caillat raises questions about women’s attitudes toward natural beauty and toward companies selling makeup and other “beauty products.” In the video, women wearing little or no make-up are featured as the artist sings “You don’t have to try […]
If you think you’re helping a sad friend or family member by offering positive thoughts, you may be wrong. Many people prefer empathy over optimism.
Was Justina Pelletier victimized by her parents – or by Child Protective Services? Doctors must report suspected abuse, but 16 months is a long time for a teenager and her family.
Did Facebook manipulate your news feed in 2012? Social media giant experimented on users and found that happy posts make us happier and vice versa.
Studies show that childhood trauma: abuse, neglect, parental depression or alcohol abuse, impacts kids through adulthood, resulting in poor health outcomes.
Social stress and unemployment are significant risk factors for an untimely death. How do researchers figure out who’s dying – and why?
Media uses the human body to sell material goods: What’s the difference between objectification and subjectification?
Kids in single parent families can be just as happy as kids in two-parent families, when controlling for socioeconomic status. How can you grow happier kids?
The lead character of TV’s “Breaking Bad” is an illustration of the neoliberal ideology of self-reliance. Which is worse: taking charity or dealing drugs?