THE HUMAN FLOURISHING LAB
is dedicated to the study and promotion of human flourishing, as well as exploring the connection between human flourishing, civilizational progress, and freedom. We conduct original research, identify and highlight existing knowledge, and provide resources for researchers, the media, and the general public.
A New Hope: ‘Star Wars’ as American Religion
This article was originally published in The Hill. May the Fourth be with you! Today, “Star Wars” fans from all over the world are celebrating their passion for the multi-billion-dollar science fiction franchise created by George Lucas 46 years...
A Healthy, Morbid Curiosity: An Interview with Coltan Scrivner
This article was originally published in Profectus Magazine. The following is an interview conducted by Archbridge Vice President of Research and Director of the Human Flourishing Lab Clay Routledge with Coltan Scrivner, a research scientist at...
Has Mental Health Awareness Gone Awry?: An Interview with Lucy Foulkes
This article was originally published in Profectus Magazine. The following is an interview conducted by Archbridge Vice President of Research and Director of the Human Flourishing Lab Clay Routledge with Lucy Foulkes, an academic psychologist at the University of...
Americans Yearn for Tradition—Old and New—This Holiday Season
This article was originally published in the Harris Poll. Before the start of the winter holiday season—defined as the period beginning in mid-November and running through New Year’s Day—The Human Flourishing Lab at The Archbridge Institute and The Harris Poll...
The Social Power of Patriotism: Americans Who Are Proud of Their National Identity Are More Likely To Trust Their Fellow Citizens
Click here to open the PDF in a new tab. Key Findings: 1. Most Americans (61%) agree that most of their fellow Americans can be trusted. This includes 63% of men and 58% of women. 2. There are no differences in social trust between political groups. Around 60% of...
Personal Independence Behind Declining Birth Rates
This article was originally published in the Harris Poll. World fertility rates—defined by the World Bank as “the number of children that would be born to a woman if she were to live to the end of her childbearing years and bear children in accordance with...
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