On the Anniversary of Freud’s Death

A collection of JSTOR research on Sigmund Freud, 75 years after his death.

Good News for California Blue Whales

Researchers writing in Marine Mammal Science report that California blue whale populations have rebounded from losses inflicted by whaling.

iHamlet

On the eve of the much-anticipated release of iPhone 6, the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater presented iHamlet.

A Historic Look at Climate Change Research

Plant ecologist Charles F. Cooper wrote prescient and succinct words on the topic of climate change back in 1978.

Is Beef Really Worse for the Environment Than Driving?

What’s the single biggest action a person can take to reduce their personal impact on climate change? It would seem that the answer is to eat less beef.
The Burning of the Library at Alexandria in 391 AD

A Brief History of the Yazidis of Iraq

From the Christian mob’s destruction of Sarapeum in Alexandria in 391 CE to the Taliban’s 2001 dynamiting of ...

MacArthur Fellow Jennifer L. Eberhardt Shines Light on Racism and Criminal Justice

Social psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt has won a MacArthur fellowship for her research in criminal justice reform.
Guest check with cash in cafe

Economists Investigate Why We Tip

The economic research behind the history of tipping

Is That a “Read”? The Contentious Politics of Drag Performance

The reality television show RuPaul’s Drag Race, which recently completed its sixth season on the Logo television network, is far from running ...

Adventures in Historical Research

Megan Kate Nelson, a historian of Civil War and the American Southwest, is behind the (Un)Catalogued Column for JSTOR Daily.