Criticism of the study and its retraction got much less attention than the initial findings did, because initial findings supported the ‘right’ narrative.
Given that a lot of what passes for objective reality turns out to be only slightly more accurate than palm reading, it is hardly surprising that Americans mistrust their social institutions.
In 2015, the National Academy of Sciences released a report summarizing decades of rigorous evidence demonstrating that people regularly ‘recall things we never experienced.’
A study exploring Darwinian reasons there are both more highly intelligent and intelligence-deficient men than women underwent a bitter suppression campaign from professors at prestigious universities.
‘Rapid-onset gender dysphoria’ may be a social contagion linked with having friends who identify as LGBT, an identity politics culture, and an increase in internet use, finds a Brown University study.
An honest inquisitor will easily find that 99.8 percent of the research the press fawns over on this topic is embarrassingly poor in its basic methodology.
Despite a far stronger research record and far lower costs to taxpayers, other activities are not encouraged at anywhere near the level of government preschool programs.
The National Science Foundation has made a $1 million grant for a longitudinal study of gender-confused children. It appears designed to reach conclusions more political than scientific.
Psychologists oppose reparative therapy with religious fervor while using just as ineffective and possibly dangerous methods to treat a host of other more common issues.
Among tenure-track college professors at the nation’s top-ranked liberal arts schools, registered Democrats outnumber registered Republicans by more than 10 to 1.
Unfortunately, science, especially social science, exists in a highly politicized and media-saturated environment that celebrates novelty over consensus and drama over diligence.
We should be able to discuss the data on human intelligence without assuming people who have the discussion are racist or malevolent.
‘They’ve already lost the scientific battle, and so they’ve taken it to the legislative front to enforce their views.’ Jordan Peterson’s comment applies generally to sexual orientation.
Atheists often snidely dismiss religion as a fairy tale. Yet a study finds the meaning atheists and non-religious people attribute to their lives is entirely self-invented.
For the last 20 years, marital status has increasingly become the central factor in whether our neighbors rise above, remain, or descend into poverty. The research is astounding.
Kids need cultural leaders like NPR and teachers to focus not on differences and group identities, but to emphasize what we as Americans citizens share in common.
A new study finds millennials are having far less sex than their older counterparts, and that the ‘marriage advantage’ of more frequent sex compared to singles has dramatically declined.
The child’s mother is challenging a Minnesota law that allows a minor who is living alone to make his own health-care decisions.
High school students who are virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers.
Conservatives are less well-represented in the American professoriate than all current targets of affirmative action. A new book tells stories of conservative academics ‘coming out.’
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