What A State Capital's Location Can Say About Corruption

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/206884484/206884453" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The next time you are in an office cafeteria, notice who sits next to whom at lunch. Jose Pelaez/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption
Jose Pelaez/Corbis

Being In The Minority Can Cost You And Your Company

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/204898755/205009094" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Researchers say it may be possible to temporarily reduce racial biases. Images.com/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption
Images.com/Corbis

How To Fight Racial Bias When It's Silent And Subtle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/203306999/203531579" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Why Poor Students' College Plans 'Melt' Over The Summer

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/202566709/202566692" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Student Kahlil Quato fights tears as he speaks at a University of Chicago candlelight vigil in 2007. The service was held in remembrance of Amadou Cisse, a graduate student, who was shot to death at point-blank range. Stacie Freudenberg/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Stacie Freudenberg/AP

Therapy Helps Troubled Teens Rethink Crime

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/188646607/197900030" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Katherine Streeter for NPR

Gloomy Thinking Can Be Contagious

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/193483931/195087199" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Happy Birthday: Cake, candles and cone-shaped hats make regular appearances at birthday parties. What gives? William Gottlieb/Corbis hide caption

toggle caption
William Gottlieb/Corbis

What Makes Rituals Special? Join Us For A Google+ Conversation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/193488219/193764211" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Are American Attitudes Toward Privacy Changing?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/191226108/191226087" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Why Do Whistle-Blowers Become Whistle-Blowers?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/186861860/186861853" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Opponents of same-sex marriage participate in the March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., on March 26, as the Supreme Court hears arguments on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Bans Of Same-Sex Marriage Can Take A Psychological Toll

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/184829036/185458378" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

One contemporary analysis links the increase in gender equality in a society with increased sexual empowerment of women and less sexual coercion. But there's more to it than that. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

What Does 'Sexual Coercion' Say About A Society?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/182654664/182800268" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Of Blocks And Books: Parents may be more likely to take a young daughter to the library than a son, and to read to the girl for longer periods of time, a new analysis suggests. Hulton Archive/iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
Hulton Archive/iStockphoto.com

Young Girls May Get More 'Teaching Time' From Parents Than Boys Do

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/180816964/181531293" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Even during sleep, babies' brains continue to take in and process angry voices. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They're Asleep)

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/179237081/179762878" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
iStockphoto.com

What Does Modern Prejudice Look Like?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/177455764/178462373" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Did You Notice This Seemed To Be A Crazy News Week?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/177905018/177904989" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript