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‘Quarantine envy’ could finally wake people up to the deep inequalities...

Jessica Rosenfeld, Washington University in St Louis In recent months, mental health experts have been drawing attention to what they’ve dubbed “quarantine envy.” Many people, they...

Why Americans are buying more guns than ever

Aimee Huff, Oregon State University and Michelle Barnhart, Oregon State University Americans have been on a record gun-buying spree in recent months. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic...

How lingering fears from the pandemic could change the way we...

Josh Woods, West Virginia University Taiwan’s pro baseball league rebooted operations in mid-April with robot spectators filling the bleachers. A month later, Major League Baseball...

How women dress for other women

Jaimie Arona Krems, Oklahoma State University “If you can’t be better than your competition,” Vogue editor Anna Wintour once said, “just dress better.” Indeed, new research...

Why people post ‘couple photos’ as their social media profile pictures

Amanda L. Forest, University of Pittsburgh and Kori Krueger, University of Pittsburgh As you scroll through your Facebook news feed, you see it: Your friend...

Why losing Kobe Bryant felt like losing a relative or friend

Edward R. Hirt, Indiana University On the afternoon of Jan. 26, I was at the Indiana men’s basketball game when a chorus of cellphones in...

The dark side of supportive relationships

Edward Lemay, University of Maryland and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up...

Was that joke funny or offensive? Who’s telling it matters

Michael Thai, The University of Queensland and Alex Borgella, Fort Lewis College In September, before the start of its 45th season, “Saturday Night Live” brought...

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Trump loses appeal, but travel ban fight isn’t over yet

Steven Mulroy, University of Memphis Thursday’s appellate court opinion, which denied President Donald Trump’s appeal concerning his immigrant ban executive order, was unsurprising. It cautiously...