New Cornell research uses mathematical modeling to show that friendship networks can distort a voter’s sense of an election’s outcome, resulting in the victory of politicians who do not represent the preferences of the electorate as a whole.
Twitter has launched new warning labels on false and misleading tweets in an effort to make them less confusing and more effective. Brooke Erin Duffy, Jonas Juul and William Schmidt comment on the new warning labels.
Adam Hoffman, assistant professor of psychology and an expert on the development of ethnic-racial and gender identities in youth, says Sesame Street is allowing children to ‘see themselves’ in these muppets.
The Cornell Center for Social Sciences grant program, which supports social science research by Cornell faculty members and conferences that directly benefit Cornell faculty and students, has awarded $145,136 for 15 proposals for fall 2021.
How many adorable cat videos can you watch in one sitting? Kaitlin Woolley ’12, associate professor of marketing in the Johnson School, said they’re kind of like potato chips: You can’t consume just one.