Twitter experiment shows clear self-selection into social media “echo chambers” due to political preferences.
Study finds social media sharing affects news judgment, but a quick exercise reduces the problem.
J-PAL North America funds randomized studies to evaluate crime-prevention programs.
MIT biophysicists apply mathematics from evolutionary biology to describe a surprising aspect of human behavior.
By detecting signs of vocal misuse, system from CSAIL and Mass General could eventually be used to help diagnose voice disorders.
Does a mental “feedback loop” prevent the poorest from exploring ways to change their lives?
MIT neuroscientists find even high-performing schools don’t influence their students’ abstract reasoning.
Researchers believe that information theory — the discipline that gave us digital communication — can explain differences between human languages.
Course is the sixth of seven courses MIT OCW will publish this year specifically to meet the needs of independent learners.