And what that has meant for America’s middle-class families
Many of today’s students are living in far better-appointed accommodations than now-graying alumni did.
A majority of them no longer think campuses are setting the country on the right course. What happened?
Why oldest and only children have better odds of running a company
They do play a role in setting a school’s norms—but kids’ parents and close friends have more sway.
Many families of killers are left to sort through their confusion and shock as some assume they are to blame.
There’s new energy behind the movement for paid family and medical leave.
During the debates, Kirsten Gillibrand accused the former vice president of disparaging working women. The truth is a little murkier.
Africa will be the most populous continent. Islam will be the most popular religion. And there are going to be a lot more old people.
But federal guidelines now allow candidates to use campaign funds to pay for child care.
Some acknowledge it’d be nice for everyone to have, but think it’s unrealistic.
Time spent studying is down, but GPAs are up.
“It’s not just how much you have—it’s what you do with it,” says one researcher who studies money and happiness.
“I mean, if it’s dinner, I’m not going to say no, so that I don’t have to go home and cook.”
Stretched for time, some households are starting to operate more like businesses.
The psychologist Guy Winch’s method for getting people to do things differently
For nearly 40 years, Paulette Goodman has been helping people accept their LGBTQ children.
The research of the Harvard economist Raj Chetty shows that the scale of inequality is incredibly small.
Adolescents’ newly complex feelings are something they often struggle to make sense of.
The psychology professor Laurie Santos delivers the “shortest possible crash-course version” of the university’s most popular course ever.