Guns killed nearly 44,000 Americans in 2020, a higher number than in any other year in the past two decades. Meanwhile, a mass shootings in the spring brought gun violence to the forefront of the national conversation. Susan Sorenson, PhD, discusses what we know about the causes and consequences of gun violence in the United States and whether research can offer any insight into how to prevent it.
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The word “burnout” has become ubiquitous -- it seems to sum up the stress, exhaustion and disaffection that many of us are feeling this year. But are workers really more burned out than ever? What does the term burnout actually mean? How does burnout differ from fatigue or stress? How do you know...
More than 4% of people have some form of synesthesia, a neurological condition that causes senses to link and merge. People with synesthesia may taste words, hear colors, or see calendar dates arrayed in physical space. Dr. Julia Simner, University of Sussex, discusses the many forms of...