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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Projections of minority-majority U.S. population are based on outdated and arbitrary ethno-racial Census categories.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Psychoticism: Uncooperative, hostile, troublesome, socially withdrawn, manipulative, and lack of feelings of inferiority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
"Moralistic gods, supernatural punishment and the expansion of human sociality" in Nature
Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, and Chris Christie say OK. Ted Cruz calls it "nuts."
Something to keep in mind during the Republican debate tonight
Politicians have an enormous incentive to "strategically spread false information" otherwise known as "lie."
George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen suggests that it might be.
New Yale study uncovers vast conspiracy of like-minded folks!
Trying to turn back the herd of independent minds.
Ronald Bailey Argues that People Should Be Free to Assert Whatever Gender or Racial Identity They Feel.
Jenner is a woman and Dolezal is black - it's no big deal!
People should be free to assert whatever gender or racial identity they feel.