13 May 2011, 03:27 PM ET
Happiness rankings and government size for 15 industrialized democracies
13 May 2011, 02:45 PM ET
A new study says yes, but not everyone is convinced.
02 May 2011, 03:18 PM ET
Osama bin Laden's death gave a small boost to Wall Street and the value of the dollar. A financial expert explains the psychology behind the small effect.
01 March 2011, 12:40 PM ET
Faced with fewer jobs and more housework, men may become more depression-prone.
18 February 2011, 02:47 PM ET
While no one can predict the future of violent revolution, four societal factors make certain countries far more likely to go down the same road as Egypt and Tunisia.
26 January 2011, 11:24 AM ET
Education advocates are pleased the State of the Union address emphasized math and science, and need for funding it.
13 December 2010, 08:29 AM ET
In the long term, economic growth doesn't make people happier.
15 November 2010, 07:11 AM ET
Research suggests when people “love” the culture of their towns, economic prosperity follows.
09 November 2010, 05:52 AM ET
Annual survey reveals stressed-out nation.
09 November 2010, 04:38 AM ET
Find out how federal spending for scientific research and development been going up or down?
15 October 2010, 02:19 AM ET
A market designer finds the best systems for everything from organ donation to high school assignments.
11 October 2010, 06:18 AM ET
The inventions and discoveries of Nobel Prize winners often make huge contributions to society, but many of the laureates don't actually financially benefit from their discoveries.
08 October 2010, 12:19 AM ET
Lost productivity drives cost of obesity.
21 September 2010, 11:36 AM ET
From babies to sharks, the recession has affected the U.S. in some pretty peculiar ways.
22 August 2010, 01:27 AM ET
Thanks to dismal employment prospects and modern stress, teenagers today have reason to angst.
05 August 2010, 07:57 AM ET
Boasting the highest number of millionaires of any U.S. city, New York City should perhaps change its nickname from "The Big Apple" to "The Golden Apple."
14 May 2010, 03:25 AM ET
Psychological disorders in childhood diminish people's ability to work and earn as adults, costing $2.1 trillion over the lifetimes of all affected Americans
06 May 2010, 11:00 AM ET
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged almost 1,000 points today amidst fears over Greece’s financial solvency. Lucky, the market recovered, but on some days in the past, stocks failed to rebound from similarly large drops.
30 April 2010, 10:21 AM ET
Greed is universal drive shared by all mankind.
28 April 2010, 07:59 PM ET
Greed evolved for a useful reason, and in some contexts, may even be good.
27 April 2010, 05:11 AM ET
Young Americans are more like the adults of the early 1900s. They are living at home longer, are more financially insecure and take home lower wages.
23 April 2010, 09:17 AM ET
News sources are hinting that the end of the recession may be near.
16 April 2010, 07:00 AM ET
Chinese consumer demand study that analyzes consumer preferences and willingness-to-pay for select food safety attributes in pork.
12 April 2010, 08:33 AM ET
Tough times make listeners prefer tough songs and tough artists. But healthy economies nurture cheesy pop.
09 April 2010, 04:40 AM ET
When times are tough, men prefer women with larger waists and smaller eyes, research suggests.
28 December 2009, 10:40 AM ET
The market value lost to companies that had Tiger Woods as a sponsor is $12 billion.
18 December 2009, 06:25 AM ET
Celeste Watkins-Hayes is examining how women cope economically with HIV/AIDS.
02 October 2009, 05:34 AM ET
Study finds faster rise in U.S. life expectancy during recessions.
01 September 2009, 07:57 AM ET
When it comes to our philosophy on spending, opposites attract.
26 August 2009, 07:14 AM ET
Study finds that the stock market's fate rests in the hands of elite institutions.
18 August 2009, 12:04 PM ET
Study finds half of foreclosed-upon homeowners show depressive symptoms; more than one third suffer major depression.
07 August 2009, 05:14 AM ET
Obama says we need to innovate. Is America up to the task?
03 August 2009, 07:07 AM ET
In another nod to the value of science and technology, the president in his weekly radio address Aug. 1 said long-term investments in innovation are needed to ensure the country's long-term economic growth.
01 August 2009, 08:02 AM ET
Long–term investments in innovation are needed to ensure the country's long-term economic growth.
20 July 2009, 08:35 AM ET
Science has confirmed what we suspected — financial stress has a way of turning into body fat.
13 July 2009, 05:21 AM ET
No one likes today's economy but men apparently dislike it more than they did last fall and more than women.