Court stenographers often misunderstand Black English, and their mistakes could affect people's lives at crucial junctures.
Bertrand Russell's observation that "the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt" prefigured the scientific discovery of a cognitive bias — the Dunning–Kruger effect — that has been so resonant that it has penetrated popular culture.
The body's microbial community may influence the brain and behavior, perhaps even playing a role in dementia, autism and other disorders.
Meet the scientists using 3D printers to deliver safer, more effective tablets for children.
Although stalled in the US, a technique often called three-person IVF is gaining ground in Europe, where a pilot trial is now under way.
The thing itself is very bad, but getting rid of it is also bad, or at least very complicated.
Two newfound galaxies appear to be devoid of the mysterious substance, paradoxically providing more proof dark matter exists.
NASA and NOAA are both shut down, so outside scientists affirmed the milestone this week.
Apps are increasingly being used because of their convenience and speed, which circumvents the need to hassle friends, seek out a street dealer or use the complex technology related to dark net markets.
UN Environment investigated environmental protection laws around the world from 1972 through 2017 and found the biggest challenge is a failure to properly enforce the laws.
Decades of psychological research have emphasized the biases and errors in human decision-making. A recent approach challenges this notion.
Despite reported claims, there's currently little scientific evidence that digital detoxes have any benefits.
… even when it’s really tempting.
The bureau's image unit has linked defendants to crime photographs for decades using unproven techniques and baseless statistics. Studies have begun to raise doubts about the unit's methods.
In a paper last year, sociologist Guillermina Jasso sought a scientific answer to the question of what individuals living in unequal societies can do to mitigate the problem themselves.
Astronomers using the ALMA telescope have discovered an oddly tilted planet-forming disk within a double binary star system, a configuration that up until this point only existed in theory.
Far from making them obsolete, the flatter business organisations of today need managers more than ever but in new ways.
Your life choices aren't just about what you want to do; they're about who you want to be.
“Everyone is getting older,” Alan Castel, a professor of psychology at UCLA, tells me when I call to talk about his new book, Better with...
If we feel overwhelmed by "stuff," most of us believe physical clutter is the culprit. But researchers are finding that having too many digital files could be the problem, too.
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