Why Italians Are Souring on the European Union

Vincenzo D’Amore, a 34-year-old buffalo mozzarella–maker from the small town of Carinola outside Naples, is exactly the type of young business owner who would be expected to celebrate Italy’s membership in the European Union and a single market that allows him to sell his products across the Continent. In 2017, he converted the farm founded […]

Bots on Amazon’s task service may be souring psych studies

It’s not uncommon for scientists to use Amazon’s Mechanical Turk for research — they can quickly gather survey data in return for a small outlay to participants. Academics are quickly discovering the limits of the task service with the modern bot-happy internet, however. Numerous psychology researchers have reported a sharp rise in the number of […]