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People use mental shortcuts to make difficult decisions – even highly...

Manasvini Singh, University of Massachusetts Amherst Being a physician is a difficult job. They must make complex, high-stakes decisions...

None of the 2021 science Nobel laureates are women – here’s...

Mary K. Feeney, Arizona State University All of the 2021 Nobel Prizes in science were awarded to men.

Feds are increasing use of facial recognition systems – despite calls...

James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Despite growing opposition, the U.S. government is on track to increase its use of...

TikTok, #BamaRush and the irresistible allure of mocking Southern accents

Kathryn Cunningham, University of Tennessee As college students across the country return to campuses grappling with the COVID-19 delta...

From the White House to ancient Athens: Hypocrisy is no match...

Raman Sachdev, University of South Florida Donald Trump has spent a lot of time on golf courses during his presidency. That may come across as hypocritical...

Microaggressions aren’t just innocent blunders – new research links them with...

Jonathan Kanter, University of Washington A white man shares publicly that a group of Black Harvard graduates “look like gang members to me” and claims...

Reflecting on the case of Cyntoia Brown – talking with the...

Dan Birman, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Cyntoia Brown walked out of prison in August 2019 after serving 15 years...

4 ways to protect yourself from disinformation

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University You might have fallen for someone’s attempt to disinform you about current events. But it’s not your fault. Even the most...

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Forget lanes – we all need to head together toward preventing...

Michael Hirsh, University of Massachusetts Medical School Many of us working in the “Gun Sense” field – that is, finding a middle ground position to...