Recent polls have shown that many white, working-class people in America feel pushed out by society, a reason why many voted for President Donald Trump. Many of these supporters latched onto misinformation spread online, especially stories that justified their own beliefs.
Is the American socioeconomic ladder sturdy, offering a good chance for people to move up and down? Or is it rickety, leaving most people stuck where they are?
Banding together as a nation is often lauded for getting through challenging times, but a new study published by Princeton University and global collaborators finds that both harmony and conflict unify nations’ identities.
Consider your memories of 9/11. What time was it when you learned about the attack? Where were you? Who were you with?
People in the workplace may adjust their behavior to break stereotypes about themselves or match the stereotypes of others — even if it means playing dumb or giving the cold shoulder, a Princeton University study finds.
Curbing school bullying has been a focal point for educators, administrators, policymakers and parents, but the answer may not lie within rules set by adults, according to new research led by Princeton University.
The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak are likely to influence what we remember about the disease, and new research suggests that the same mass media coverage may also influence the facts that we forget.
A $10 million gift will create the Daniel Kahneman and Anne Treisman Center for Behavioral Science and Public Policy at Princeton, enabling the University to strengthen its leading role in this emerging field and improve the development of effective policymaking.
With the release of the Senate's interrogation report, an old psychological theory has come back into view. Known by scientists as "learned helplessness," the behavior dates back to the 1960s, showing that, if inflicted by...