social science

social science

BY Andrew Aghapour & Michael Schulson January 19, 2016

Yes, there are bad questions. Survey questions about science and religion often foster "Internet hot-takes" rather than deeper public discourse, reducing an already narrowed view of public perceptions and missing the fine-grained details necessary for understanding.

BY Heather Christensen June 26, 2014

A student of agriculture applies the lessons from permaculture to our increasingly polarized political climate. Just as there are plant guilds, she writes, we can create people guilds too.

BY October 30, 2012

One of TED's most popular lectures, Dr. Brené Brown offers solutions on how we can deal with vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame.