Chris Mooney

Liberal Journalist


Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Chris Mooney

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02/18/16Scientists are floored by what’s happening in the Arctic right nowwashingtonpost.com
New data from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration suggest that January of 2016 was, for the globe, a truly extraordinary month. Coming off the hottest year ever recorded (2015), January saw the greatest departure from average of any month on record, according to data provided by NASA.
12/01/14The science of why cops shoot young black menmotherjones.com
"YOU'RE NOT, LIKE, a total racist bastard," David Amodio tells me. He pauses. "Today." I'm sitting in the soft-spoken cognitive neuroscientist's spotless office nestled within New York University's psychology department, but it feels like I'm at the doctor's, getting a dreaded diagnosis. On his giant monitor, Amodio shows me a big blob of data, a cluster of points depicting where people score on the Implicit Association Test. The test measures racial prejudices that we cannot consciously control. I've taken it three time...