Planning to stay mum around the holiday table when the subject of politics comes up? Political scientist Taylor Carlson, in Arts & Sciences, says we would be better off learning to have open, respectful conversations with one another — especially with those who have opposing viewpoints.
During this open enrollment season, parents should consider privacy implications when adding their adult children to their health insurance plan, said a health insurance expert at Washington University in St. Louis.
While the flesh-eating undead portrayed on television are just fiction, there are clear examples of parasites that have evolved to manipulate their hosts, according to Theresa Gildner in Arts & Sciences.
Amazon uses smart speaker interaction data to infer user interests and target ads in ways the company was not upfront about, according to research from Umar Iqbal at the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Research by David Carter in Arts & Sciences suggests instability around the world and in the Middle East was likely a contributing factor in Hamas’ decision to attack Israel on Oct. 7.
New research by Carly Wayne, assistant professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, demonstrates how arratives play a role in shaping political views and foment negative intergroup attitudes.
The persistently tight labor market, growing frustration over wage inequality and record high support for unions set the stage for the United Auto Workers strike, according to Jake Rosenfeld, a professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences.
“The Golden Bachelor,” this fall on ABC, has the potential to help normalize the desire for love at any age, with a few caveats, said a Washington University expert on productive engagement of older adults.
In this highly polarized, post-lockdown world, the college transition can seem especially difficult. WashU happiness expert Tim Bono explains how students can set themselves up for success.
Some have raised concerns about the age of President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, who are 80 and 77 respectively, and who are both vying to be elected president in 2024. Performance and accomplishments matter, but old age should not, per se, said three experts on aging at Washington University in St. Louis.
View More Stories