Opioids

One of the biggest crises facing the American social landscape in recent times has been the increased use of drugs in the opioid family. Opioids act on the nervous pathway that controls the sensation of pain, often mitigating the feeling of pain caused by noxious...

Hey, I’m China sell here – an APEC nightmare

Ever since Donald Trump assumed the office of the presidency for the United States the reasoning for his strategy to deal with ongoing trade relations. Donald Trump ran on threats and promises of altering trade relations between China and other countries during his...
An Uber apology

An Uber apology

The latest in economics research has shown us the real value to an apology; when to apologize and how. Ben Ho, a behavioural economist from Vassar college, has shown through new data in a partnership with Uber and economist John List, that company apologies are most...

How many you’s?

A lot of different popular science literature discusses the differences between the left brain and the right brain in terms of their differing functions. Though this is largely true, in actuality the differences between the functions of both hemispheres are quite...
The Pink Tax

The Pink Tax

It’s beyond a myth but a well-documented fact that consumers pay more for products targeted at women than other products. We are well aware of the difference between the average 2-blade pink razor compared to the 5-blade blue which often costs less. Planet...