More than 33,000 people in the United States die from gun-related injuries each year, making firearms the second leading cause of injury-related death. Many of these deaths could be avoided through policy—for example, Australia all...

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Highlights this week include the roots of anger, what morality does to humor, and the science of statistics...

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Science in Society

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In our first article, about behavioral science and literature, we suggested three reasons why behavioral scientists should be...

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In the News

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Welcome 2019. We're back with our weekly roundup of news, blogs, and tweets. Recently in the news, written...

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Science in Society

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Behavioral scientists take pride in the interdisciplinary nature of our research, yet we rarely draw on accounts of...

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