Other countries swear by brooms, mops, and sponges. The U.S. prefers something more disposable.
Understanding the attempts to quantify the nation’s most popular leisure activity
At a certain point, another million dollars doesn’t make anything newly affordable. That’s when other motivations take over.
And other trends in parents’ hopes for the sex of their children
A prom photo has sparked a fresh round of debate over students’ First Amendment rights.
A communications scholar reflects on what gets lost in a culture that prizes speed.
A definitive, logical answer to an unresolved question
The overwhelmingly successful “compartment-based snack” has thrived by, for the most part, staying the same.
“If we give people a totally garbage system and then make them feel bad about not having succeeded in it, that's just so saddening.”
More and more parents are buying picture books with politically progressive messages for their young children.
Researchers and doctors agree that the punishment is ineffective and likely damaging. A majority of parents still do it anyway.
New research shows that young people, not just parents, are worried about phone time.
A recent study determined that “manipulative and disruptive” advertising is the norm on apps for kids.
After the attack, some teachers are reminding students that, as one educator put it, “the vast majority of people are good people who care about us.”
Jerky, cookies, cheesy toppings—animals’ meals are out of the can and into the uncanny valley.
Fraternities and sororities’ effect on grades was largest, researchers found, during pledging.
A slew of small, Uber-like companies have launched in recent years, offering parents a way to outsource their daily driving.
Two economists estimate how much people would pay to learn what their co-workers earn without having to inquire themselves.
One of the most common techniques for disciplining children can encourage them to suppress, rather than express, how they’re feeling.
Two days at the 14th annual “Marketing to Moms” conference