Why Companies Are So Interested in Your Myers-Briggs Type
If you’ve looked for a job recently, you’ve probably encountered the personality test. You may also have wondered if it was backed by scientific research.
The Reading Abbey Girls’ School
This all-girls boarding school in England produced a generation of accomplished female writers in the eighteenth century.
The Working-Class Radicalism of Mississippi’s Head Start
The Child Development Group of Mississippi created jobs and fostered the political inclusion of poor African American and white communities in the South.
So You Plan to Teach Moby Dick
The study of Melville’s novel is enhanced by contextualizing it with primary and secondary sources related to the American sperm whaling industry.
Today: The Best Day of the Year to be Born
Children who are oldest in their class—those born in early autumn—enjoy both a physical and an academic advantage.
Back to School
Stories from JSTOR Daily about education, libraries, learning, and student life.
The Goddess and the Princess: Why Diana Endures
Twenty-five years have passed since the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales, yet pop culture and gossip mags continue to be fascinated by her life and legacy.
Gay Panic on Muscle Beach
The skin and strength on display at Santa Monica’s Muscle Beach aggravated American fears of gender transgressions and homosexuality.
Musical Myth-Busting: Teaching Music History with JSTOR Daily
Harnessing the power of quirk to engage students and inspire research in an online learning environment.
From Ancient Greece to a TikTok Trend
We know the sirens of Homeric Greece sang a seductive song, but what did they look like, and why are they going viral on social media?