Asked about people in general, respondents perceive moral decline. But when asked about specific acts or people in their personal worlds, the data tell a different story.
Nature's 2020 endorsement of Joe Biden changed no minds but did significantly undermine trust in science.
Meanwhile more and more Americans say that they are avoiding news coverage.
"Advantaged group members misperceive that equality necessarily comes at a cost to their group."
The drive to punish dissenters from various orthodoxies is itself illiberal.
People who suffer from a "tendency for interpersonal victimhood" present themselves as weak, hurt, and vengeful.
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Fact-checking reduced voter misperceptions but had no discernible effects on their candidate preferences.
More implicit bias research comes under scrutiny
But their attitudes toward poor blacks remained unchanged, according to a study.
In a podcast about her new book, Cribsheet, an economist answers your parenting questions about breastfeeding, swaddling, toddler discipline, and more.
A review of 70 studies shows only limited benefits.
Places that score high for gender equality also show more sex differences on personality tests.
Projections of minority-majority U.S. population are based on outdated and arbitrary ethno-racial Census categories.
For people, unlike rats, the human 'behavioral sink' seems to be greater creativity, not pathological collapse.
Population density portends greater creativity, not collapse
Notions of individual autonomy may be increasingly important to the American public, says new study.
Models of American electoral behavior suggest that Clinton should lose, but worries about extremism may Trump
Liberal and conservative "science curious" people are less polarized over scientific issues
It's not really all that open-minded. Science curious people on the other hand ...
Another study finds that playing violent video games does not increase aggression
The evidence is in: All police should wear cameras.
Watching porn "may have negative effects on marital stability," said sociologist Samuel Perry.
Psychoticism: Uncooperative, hostile, troublesome, socially withdrawn, manipulative, and lack of feelings of inferiority
Supporters of Trump, Cruz, and Rubio more likely to see profoundness in bullshit than supporters of Clinton, Sanders, and O'Malley
New study quantifies the damage to economic growth that the accumulation of regulations causes
Does unemployment teach people that the rewards of life are largely due to luck?
Good intentions, but a near total failure as an anti-poverty policy
There are good reasons to doubt that conclusion.
Surely as scientists, liberals are able to maintain their dispassionate objectivity