A demographer explains the math behind the new post-hurricane death toll numbers in Puerto Rico.
By Michael J. Proulx, A.K.M. Rezaul Karim and Alexandra A. de Sousa, The Conversation
Many of these turning behaviors are seen early in life.
By Arash Javanbakht and Linda Saab, The Conversation
Have you ever felt more like singing the blues during the holidays than "Deck the Halls"? You're not alone. Two psychiatrists explain why people feel blue during this time and share tips for how to take care.
By Alexandra Lamont, The Conversation
If you find yourself humming White Christmas this year don't worry ... you're not alone – and the science of earworms suggests why.
By Jacqueline Litzgus, The Conversation
Here's the science behind how they do it.
By Jaeha Lee, The Conversation
New research shows how human emotions affect the likelihood to misbehave on Black Friday, as well as a significant difference between men and women.
By Samantha N. N. Cross, The Conversation
At Thanksgiving, what makes turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie so special? This researcher and her colleagues studied 99 years of Thanksgiving ads in Good Housekeeping magazine to find out.
By David Choffnes, The Conversation
As the Federal Communications Commission takes up a formal proposal to reverse the Obama-era Open Internet Order, a key question consumers and policymakers alike are asking is: What difference do these rules make?…
By Alma Gottlieb, The Conversation
An anthropologist explores why there’s no one-size-fits-all model of child-rearing advice for all the world’s parents.
By Andrew Hwang, The Conversation
Use school arithmetic, common knowledge and a little imagination to train your emotional sense for the large numbers shaping our daily lives.
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