Anthropomorphism’s Pros and Cons
Humans see our own expressions everywhere, especially on dolphins and domesticated pets.
Hillary Clinton and Feminism
Hilary Clinton’s political career has long drawn the attention of scholars and pundits alike.
A weekly deep dive into the scholarship around a current news story. This week: Barbie.
Women at Work
From finance to law and the sciences, women at work find themselves changing their personalities and habits to fit in.
The Midlife Crisis
Recent studies beg the question: Is the mid-life crisis universal or is it a phenomenon limited to a certain class and privilege level?
Empathy and Imagery
Theories from psychology, education, philosophy, and sociology, show how complex and subconscious the feeling of empathy can be.
Climate Change and Migration
Multiple research bodies show how climate change and natural disasters cause migration and refugees crises.
Sociologist Pierre Bourdieu's 1970s concept of cultural capital has been co-opted by economics, racial studies, and education.
Each week, our editors annotate the most popular op-ed pieces in the news with links to further reading on JSTOR.