Tom Jacobs

A veteran journalist who writes for Pacific Standard (@pacificstand), highlighting interesting -- often counterintuitive -- findings in academic research.

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Legalizing Gay Marriage Reduced Homophobia
April, 15 2019
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Is Tylenol Dulling Our Capacity for Empathy?
April, 12 2019
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New Research Links Green Spaces to Lower Medicare Spending
April, 2 2019
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White Americans' Food Choices Are Contributing Disproportionately to Climate Change
March, 28 2019
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Fake News From Facebook Has Had Very Little Impact on Voters' Beliefs
March, 27 2019
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Trigger Warnings Do Not Work, New Study Finds
March, 25 2019
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How to Convince Christians to Take Action on Climate Change
March, 22 2019
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Terrorist Attacks Knit Communities Together, According to New Research
March, 19 2019
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U.K. Support for Political Extremism Is Higher Among Whites, a Study Shows
March, 15 2019
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Why So Many Trump Supporters Are OK With the President's Lies
March, 14 2019
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Eating From a Shared Plate Encourages Cooperation
March, 13 2019
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Parenthood Is More Likely to Make You Happy If You're a Man
March, 5 2019
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Witty Women Are Less Likely to Get Promoted Than Men
March, 4 2019
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How Politicians Leverage Our Survival Instincts to Influence Our Votes
March, 1 2019
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Listening to Music Impairs Creativity
February, 27 2019
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As the Climate Changes, Are We All Boiling Frogs?
February, 26 2019
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How Handwritten Type Can Prompt Healthy Eating
February, 25 2019
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The Three Rhetorical Tricks That Bind Trump to His Base
February, 21 2019
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Many Conservatives Only Trust Government When Their Party Is in Power
February, 19 2019
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Teachers' Beliefs About the Nature of Intelligence Affect Minority Students' STEM Grades
February, 18 2019
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Prescription Opioids Are Contributing to More Fatal Auto Accidents
February, 15 2019
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A Rising Economic Tide Lifts All Yachts—and Not Much Else
February, 14 2019
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Microdosing Hallucinogens Has Positive Effects—but Not What You Might Suspect
February, 13 2019
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Middle School Music and Theater Students Get Better Grades
February, 12 2019
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Will Autonomous Vehicles Make Us Better People?
February, 11 2019
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Debunking the Folk Wisdom That You Shouldn't Mix Beer and Wine
February, 8 2019
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White Nationalism Is Driven by a Perceived Loss of Status
February, 7 2019
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The Complex Ethical Codes of Anti-Vaxxers
February, 6 2019
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More Women Began Demanding Long-Acting Contraceptives After Trump Was Elected
February, 5 2019
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Using Terms Like 'Mother Nature' Can Get People to Be More Green
February, 4 2019
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How Metaphor Can Be a Potent Tool in Fostering Anti-Immigrant Sentiment
February, 1 2019
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Considering Your Opponent's Perspective Isn't Likely to Change Your View
January, 31 2019
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Eyeglasses Can Increase a Politician's Appeal
January, 30 2019
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Pop Songs Have Gotten Angrier Over the Decades
January, 29 2019
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The Left and Right Both Distrust Partisan News, According to a New Study
January, 28 2019
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Women Are Still Penalized for Having More Sexual Partners
January, 25 2019
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Medical Marijuana Saves Lives
January, 24 2019
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How Preschoolers Are Absorbing the Biases of Their Elders
January, 24 2019
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Binge-Watching Can Warp Your View of the World
January, 23 2019
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If the BuzzFeed Report Is True, Would It Mean Impeachment for Trump?
January, 21 2019
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Opioid Deaths Follow Where Big Pharma Spends Money on Marketing to Doctors
January, 18 2019
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Household Guns Linked to Youth Suicides
January, 17 2019
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Disney Princesses Have Absurdly Small Waists
January, 16 2019
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Voters Expect Female Politicians to Be Perfect Mothers Too
January, 15 2019
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How to Convince a Conservative That Climate Change Is Real
January, 14 2019
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How Humans Evolved to Love Horror Movies
January, 11 2019
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School Bullying Increased After the 2016 Election in Areas That Supported Trump
January, 10 2019
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Senior Citizens Are Most Likely to Share Fake News on Facebook
January, 9 2019
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Americans Are Becoming Less Racist and Homophobic, According to New Research
January, 7 2019
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Holocaust Survivors Live Longer Lives, Israeli Researchers Find
January, 4 2019
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Tom Jacobs is a writer who has produced content for psmag.com
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