Kicking Back, Gladiator Style

Gladiators drank a concoction of vinegar and ashes to stay bulky for battle.

Psy-Q: What Does The Prisoner’s Dilemma have to do with Greenhouse Gases?

Welcome to another edition of Psy-Q, the column that delves into the JSTOR archives to give you the ...

Waking the Spirits: The Diaries of John A. Clark

During the fall and winter of 1861-1862, Clark and many other officials in Santa Fe attended at least eight séances.

Humans and Neanderthals: History Revealed in an Ancient Femur

Recent findings narrow the period in which both Neanderthals and modern humans existed together.

PSY-Q: “It’s the psychology, stupid”. What really decides elections?

Recent news coverage has been dominated by the fallout from the US midterm elections, with the Republicans thrashing ...

Making Child Support Work Better for Children

Do child support laws actually benefit children?

Are Academics Afraid to Study Scientology?

For a religion that some experts estimate includes only 30,000 members worldwide, Scientology attracts a lot of attention. But not so much from scholars.

Making College Work for Student-Athletes

What factors might help student-athletes at Division I schools get the most from their years at school?
Fear of Ebola

Psy-Q: The Psychology Behind Our Fear of Ebola

Welcome to the first of a new weekly column, Psy-Q, which delves into the JSTOR archives to give ...