Recently by Shankar Vedantam
History Says Mitt Romney Will Be the 2012 Republican Nominee
Dec 05, 2011
Congressional grades: Congress shouldn’t be graded on passing laws.
July 27, 2011
Does hidden sexism discourage girls from math and science?
March 01, 2011
Democrats and Republicans may sit together for Obama’s speech, but partisanship won’t budge.
Jan 24, 2011
Football concussions and brain damage, from high school to the NFL.
Jan 18, 2011
Why do Americans claim to be more religious than they are?
Dec 22, 2010
Our ever-reasonable president needs a bit more spite.
Dec 07, 2010
If Democrats are the big spenders, why do Republican states get the money?
Dec 02, 2010
If parenthood sucks, why do we love it? Because we’re addicted.
Nov 12, 2010
Associating minorities with crime is irrational, unjust, and completely normal.
Oct 25, 2010
Americans distrust the GOP. So why are they voting for it?
Oct 20, 2010
Finding your inner bigot.
Oct 14, 2010
What marriage counseling can teach liberals and conservatives.
Oct 05, 2010
How political operatives get us to believe the worst about their opponents.
Sept 27, 2010
Why we believe propaganda.
Sept 15, 2010