Postdoctoral fellow Ozan Kuru is lead author of a new study finding that individuals are find polls more credible when their preferred candidate is leading.
Federal judges and court staff from Maine to Guam met in New York to discuss civics education initiatives at the first national conference devoted to the subject.
Members of the Transatlantic Working Group (TWG), a project of APPC, offer a 'Disinformation ABC' and other ways to address hate speech, extremism and malevolent speech online.
A recent study estimated that an additional 195 suicide deaths among young people occurred after the release of the TV series “13 Reasons Why.” A commentary co-authored by APPC's Dan Romer asks how to interpret that number and whether it obscures a complex set of media effects.
What is a "fair and impartial judiciary" and why is it so important today? Judges and scholars including Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy met to explore this at a symposium sponsored by the Rendell Center and APPC.
According to the latest Annenberg Civics Knowledge Survey, 68% of Americans trust the Supreme Court to operate in the best interests of the American people, while 70% say that that court has “about the right amount of power.”
APPC's Ken Winneg took part in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Civics Forward" event in Washington, D.C., about the importance of civics knowledge and education.
To sustain trust in science, scientists must more clearly show the public -- and each other -- that they honor scientific norms, Kathleen Hall Jamieson and other scholars assert in an article in PNAS.
Many people say they don't live near a nuclear, fracking, or refinery site when they do. A new study looks at how the public forms perceptions of proximity to risk sites such as nuclear, fracking and refinery sites.
A new study from APPC and CHOP suggests that relatively slower growth of working memory is linked with teen driving crashes.