Why people care more about pets than other humans

Two soci­ol­o­gists at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity have tested the claim that people are more upset by news sto­ries of animal abuse than they are about attacks directed toward humans. The researchers, […]

A data commons for scientific discovery

Ben Schmidt, an assis­tant pro­fessor of his­tory at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and former grad­uate fellow at the Cul­tural Obser­va­tory, is quoted as saying that Har­vard uses the OSDC to process and […]