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Stop using ‘Latinx’ if you really want to be inclusive

Melissa K. Ochoa, Saint Louis University Most of the debates on the usage of “Latinx” – pronounced “la-teen-ex” –...

Students perceive themselves as a ‘math person’ or a ‘reading person’...

Sirui Wan, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

Dolphins use signature whistles to represent other dolphins – similarly to...

Jason Bruck, Stephen F. Austin State University Bottlenose dolphins’ signature whistles just passed an important test in animal psychology....

When was talking invented? A language scientist explains how this unique...

Richard Futrell, University of California, Irvine Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

How ‘gate’ became the syllable of scandal

Roger J. Kreuz, University of Memphis On June 17, 1972, Washington, D.C., police arrested five men for breaking into...

How poetry can help people get through hard times – 4...

Alvin Buyinza, The Conversation When Russia invaded Ukraine, Ukrainian American writer Ilya Kaminsky’s poem “We Lived Happily During the...

Want to master Wordle? Here’s the best strategy for your first...

Derek Horstmeyer, George Mason University As Wordle has skyrocketed in popularity, multiple media outlets have published articles that explore...

Why do couples use baby talk with one another?

Ramesh Kaipa, Oklahoma State University Imagine you’re strolling through a park and you overhear a middle-aged couple cooing over...

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The unintended consequences of marijuana decriminalization

Nikolay Anguelov, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth America’s decades-long war on drugs disproportionately harmed minorities. Now, it seems that decriminalization of marijuana hasn’t leveled the playing...