Frontiers in Social and Behavioral Science features new research in the flagship journals of the Social Science Research Council’s founding disciplinary associations. Every month we publish a new selection of articles from the most recent issues of these journals, marking the rapid advance of the frontiers of social and behavioral science.
A conservation initiative in northwest British Columbia to protect salmon health illustrates the challenges and opportunities of scientific collaboration.
The abandonment of China’s Grand Canal in 1826 caused a 117 percent increase in conflict in counties with canal access, relative to counties without access.
The as-if-random assignment of Catholic “spy priests” to local communities in Communist Poland reveals that Poland’s comprehensive use of surveillance facilitated antiregime collective action and decreased sabotage.
Firms sued by the EEOC for discrimination increase the racial and gender diversity of their managerial employees, with larger gains at larger firms and firm headquarters.
Bayesian estimates of population presence can enable the delivery of services to those who suffer from stigma, discrimination, and criminalization.
Linked changes in climate and animal behavior may have influenced violence among whalers in the seventeenth-century Arctic.
Across a sample of 3.5 million patients and 50,000 providers engaged in mental health care through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs between 2017–2020, older and lower income patients, and older providers, engaged in less video care, suggesting potential inequities in access and uptake as telehealth services grow.