Partisan tribalism makes people more inclined to seek out and believe stories that justify their pre-existing partisan biases, whether or not they are true. Shanto Iyengar and former doctoral student Sean Westwood discuss partisan divide.
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties.Research by Fred Turner
Web journalism seems to be the perfect example of a truly globalized media field, but exchanges are still deeply asymmetrical and centered around U.S.-based news organizations.Research by Angèle Christin
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
Do official government records yield more accurate assessments?Research by Jon Krosnick
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
The divide between press freedom and press accountability is of a piece with the broader divide between media law and media ethics.Research by Theodore L. Glasser
What it means to be "Left" and "Right" in China today.Research by Jennifer Pan
Events experienced in virtual reality show hippocampal activity during recall similar to what would be predicted for real experiences.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Partisans now discriminate against their adversaries “to a degree that exceeds discrimination based on race.”Research by Shanto Iyengar
How the Economics of Journalism Explains 2016’s Information Bubbles. Hamilton sees similarities between some of today’s media outlets and the partisan press of the 1850s.