The amount of fictional violence depicted on television has created a “mean world syndrome,” where TV audiences exposed to increasing levels of violent programming create an “imagined world” of fear and paranoia that does not parallel real-life decreasing crime rates.
Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of Americans believe that God had a hand in humans’ present form, with 42 percent of Americans saying they believe God created humans in their present form 10,000 years ago, and an additional 31 percent believing humans evolved from simpler life forms – but God guided the evolutionary process.
State pride is much more common in western and midwestern states, according to a new Gallup poll.
As the April 15 tax deadline passes, more than half of Americans say that their federal taxes are too high and the lowest percentage since 2001 say they’re paying a fair amount.
Recent polling suggests that American confidence in the nation’s economy has hit its lowest point so far in 2014.
The findings of a recent Gallup Poll show that few people in the United States feel there are adequate opportunities for finding a “quality job.”
The findings of a recent poll show that, for the first time, the majority of Americans do not feel that President Barack Obama is respected on the world stage.
A recent Gallup Poll suggests that most Americans now view China as the greatest enemy of the United States.
The findings of a recent Gallup poll suggest that, for the first time in the entirety of the United States’ involvement in conflict in Afghanistan, a small majority of Americans feel the nation’s decision to go to war there was a mistake.
For the first time since October, Americans no longer think politicians are the biggest national problem.