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Scientific Studies

If You Thought Your Morals Were Unshakeable, This Study Proves Otherwise

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.16.2015 | Science

Is it ever OK to cheat on your spouse? Is murder ever justified? You may think your decisions are based on unshakeable moral convictions -- but you...

11 Scientific Studies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.26.2014 | World

Reading a lot about the science of human behavior can make you cynical, sometimes deservedly so, but cynical nonetheless. On this blog I try to be ...

The Crisis in Squishy Science: Trouble for Scientists and for Journalists

Bella DePaulo | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
Bella DePaulo

The squishy sciences are great at generating findings that are exciting and counter-intuitive. Journalists love those results.

Watch: Why The Return Trip Seems Shorter

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Ever wonder why the trip back feels faster than the trip out? You might think it's down to familiarity having already completed the journey once alrea...

Internet Depression: ScientistsInternet surfers caught in a web of depression

Yorkshire Evening Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A "dark side" to the internet suggests a strong link between time spent surfing the web and depression, say psychologists....

New Study Confirms Water Is Wet

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Finkle

Money is being spent on these evidently endless studies--perhaps lots and lots and lots of money. For what? For news as old as recorded time and maybe older.