Shankar Vedantam Shankar Vedantam is NPR's social science correspondent and the host of Hidden Brain.
How Peer Pressure May Encourage Tax Delinquents To Pay Up
Angry Tweets Predict Patterns Of Heart Disease, Researchers Say
Examining The Entourage Effect
How Removing Checkpoints Could Make Israelis More Secure
The Psychology Behind Why Some Kids Go Unvaccinated
Why We Judge Algorithmic Mistakes More Harshly Than Human Mistakes
Companies Wanting Immediate Sales Should Pass On Super Bowl Ads
Bilingual Studies Reveal Flaw In How Info Reaches Mainstream
Why NFL Teams Should Reconsider Giving Coaches The Heave-Ho
Why Our Feelings Toward Some African-Americans Change On MLK Day
The Downside Of Cheaper Gas: More Accident Fatalities
Research Suggests Generosity Is Hardwired Into Our Brains
Research Examines Character Concerns Versus Performance In The NFL
What Is Torture? Our Beliefs Depend In Part On Who's Doing It.
Study Shows Riding The Quiet Car Is Crushing Your Spirit