November 25 - December 1

November 25 - December 1

Gear up your holidays with a few important reads about giving, net neutrality, political boasting, and more.
Six Reasons Why People Give Their Money Away, or Not

Why People Give Their Money Away

By Sara Konrath Ph.D.
New research uncovers motivations for donating to charities.
Political Overconfidence

Politicians, Too Overconfident?

By Gordon Hodson Ph.D.
Why are our political leaders so (over)confident?
The Economy Is Too Dependent on the Internet

The Economy Is Too Dependent on the Internet

By The Research Lab
Don't leave all control to ISPs.
Why We Have Cats

Why We Have Cats

By Glenn Geher Ph.D.
Cats play a crucial role in the human evolutionary story.
Getting Rid of Misinformation Is Hard

Getting Rid of Misinformation Is Hard

By Art Markman Ph.D.
A new meta-analysis explores how to reduce the influence of false information.
Male Sexual Misconduct and the Testosterone Curse

Male Sexual Misconduct

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
The Testosterone Curse
Do Dogs Respond More Accurately to Words or Gestures?

Do Dogs Respond to Words or Gestures?

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC
Should you use a voice command or a signal?