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Economic policies can induce people to quarantine safely during the pandemic

Roberto Chang, Rutgers University and Andrés Velasco, London School of Economics and Political Science Recent economic proposals to deal with COVID-19, like those summarized by...

Coronavirus responses highlight how humans are hardwired to dismiss facts that...

Adrian Bardon, Wake Forest University Bemoaning uneven individual and state compliance with public health recommendations, top U.S. COVID-19 adviser Anthony Fauci recently blamed the country’s...

The stay-at-home slowdown – how the pandemic upended our perception of...

Philip Gable, University of Delaware Think back to life before stay-at-home orders. Does it feel like just yesterday? Or does it seem like ages ago...

As states reopen, tensions flare between the rule followers and rule...

Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Since Republicans, on average, are five times more likely than Democrats to believe it’s safe now to resume normal business...

Very good dogs don’t necessarily make very good co-workers

Jessica Myrick, Pennsylvania State University Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are working from home in close proximity to our human children or...

Do people become more selfless as they age?

Ulrich Mayr, University of Oregon Looking for something to binge-watch while you’re hunkering down at home? Consider checking out the popular TV show “The Good Place.”...

Porn use is up, thanks to the pandemic

Joshua B. Grubbs, Bowling Green State University Across the globe, the coronavirus pandemic is affecting almost all aspects of daily life. Travel is down; jobless...

Paying all blood donors might not be worth it

Gretchen Chapman, Carnegie Mellon University The Abstract features interesting research and the people behind it. Gretchen Chapman is a decision scientist who explores what makes it...

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Education isn’t a commodity for labor

Steven Fesmire, Middlebury College When it comes to current debates in politics and policy, even a strident defense of the liberal arts – such as...