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?

Game theory tells us that climate deals are doomed to failure.

Humans and Neanderthals: History Revealed in an Ancient Femur

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

“It’s the psychology, stupid.” What really decides elections?

The "rational choice" model alone doesn't account for voting behavior. So what does?

Making Child Support Work Better for Children

Do child support laws actually benefit children?
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 ...

Playboy‘s Complicated Relationship with Feminism

Playboy has begun producing some surprisingly feminist content in recent months.
Neighborhood Gardens

Neighborhood Gardens: A Housing Project Born of Unbridled Optimism

Long before Ferguson brought it into the news, St. Louis became famous for its monumentally disastrous Pruitt-Igoe Housing ...

Nobel Prize Awarded for Research Related to “Internal GPS”

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to three scientists whose work focused on the brain's "internal GPS."