Successful Societies

Irene Bloemraad on populism and ‘us’ vs. ‘them’

With a rise in populism, many countries have turned less welcoming to immigrants. Beyond physical and technological barriers, they are...

Canada remains 7th in World Happiness Report rankings

The 2018 report also ranks where immigrants are happiest Canada remains the seventh happiest country in the world, according to...

Research Brief | Child & Brain Development

Poverty and neglect are bad for the brain — but could lasting effects be avoided?

Childhood adversity leaves tangible and long-lasting marks on the developing brain that could lead to lifelong health and psychological problems....

Video | Successful Societies

Michèle Lamont: Addressing the Recognition Gap

Harvard University’s Michèle Lamont discusses the connection between recent growth in economic inequality and the increased stigmatization of marginalized groups,...

News | Successful Societies

Poverty, ethics and discrimination: How culture plays into cognitive research

Cognitive psychology examines how people view the world and what drives them to behave a certain way. These everyday decisions...