SAGE Insight

Welcome! SAGE Insight puts the spotlight on research published in our 1,000+ journals. All the articles we link to from this site are free to read for a limited period. Both new and from our archives, the articles on SAGE Insight provide a fresh perspective on major issues facing the public and policy makers. We cover everything from crime to medical practices, from psychology to education. If it’s a topic that you find interesting, use these articles to spread the debate: write about it on your blog, microblog, or newsletter. Link to us, or if you’re a SAGE journals author suggest your article for inclusion.


Here are the most recent posts for SAGE Insight:

On SAGE Insight: Can a daily drink lead to better health in older males at risk of heart disease?

Article title: The alcohol industry’s never-ending interest in research and policy From Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drug In March 2018, the US media started to unfold an alarming story on potential bias in science funding. By now, most alcohol researchers … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The social media see-saw: Positive and negative influences on adolescents’ affective well-being

From New Media & Society Social media use is nearly universal among US-based teens. Social media is intertwined with daily life—for school-aged teens in developed countries, interacting with and through social media platforms (SMPs) is “just part of [the] routine.” … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: (Un)Hidden Figures: A Synthesis of Research Examining the Intersectional Experiences of Black Women and Girls in STEM Education

Special issue: The Challenges and Possibilities of Intersectionality in Education Research From Review of Research in Education This literature review demonstrated the importance and utility of intersectionality as a theoretical and methodological approach to understanding the educational experiences of Black … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Comparing soccer ball designs in anticipation of the 2018 World Cup in Russia

Article title: Aerodynamic and surface comparisons between Telstar 18 and Brazuca From Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology Adidas has provided the match ball for the World Cup since 1970. It has … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: What can Thomas Jefferson’s accounting records tell us about plantation management, slavery, and Enlightenment philosophy in colonial America?

From Accounting History The recent Special Issue of Accounting History focusses on Accounting and the Enlightenment. The term “Age of Enlightenment” generally refers to a period in Western history spanning from the late seventeenth century to the early nineteenth century, during … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Pathways linking family stress to youth delinquency and substance use

Article title: Pathways linking family stress to youth delinquency and substance use: Exploring the mediating roles of self-efficacy and future orientation From Journal of Health Psychology The primary aim of this study is to better illuminate the pathways that mediate … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The mediated festival - Live music as trigger of streaming and social media engagement

From Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies The live music scene and the record industry have evolved extensively over the 2000s, as demonstrated by the growth in music festivals and various online music services.  Live music … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: The Future of Urban Populism

From New Labor Forum America’s cities are the key vectors for progressive change in the next decade. Most large cities contain a majority non-white population with a hunger for change. Young white progressives are also flocking to cities searching for … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness

Article title: Impact of social media usage on daytime sleepiness: A study in a sample of tertiary students in Singapore From DIGITAL HEALTH Many tertiary students access social networking sites on a daily basis. With the increased usage of smartphones, … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Preventing Predictable Problem Behaviors in School Settings

From Beyond Behavior Precorrection is a simple, cost-effective, and quick intervention to manage predictable behaviors across many contexts/settings, and student ages and ability levels. When implemented with fidelity, precorrection can be an effective way to decrease inappropriate behaviors and increase … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Assessment of #TheDress With Traditional Color Vision Tests

Article title: Assessment of #TheDress With Traditional Color Vision Tests: Perception Differences Are Associated With Blueness From i-Perception #TheDress phenomenon that began after Caitlin McNeil posted a picture of the dress on February 26, 2015 has provoked much discussion within the … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Imperial Subjects in the Soviet Union: Perceptions of the West and the Soviet East - Re-Thinking Freedom and Authoritarianism

Article title: Imperial Subjects in the Soviet Union: M.N. Roy, Rabindranath Tagore, and Re-Thinking Freedom and Authoritarianism From Journal of Contemporary History Winner of the Ab Imperio Annual Best Paper Award The compelling trope of ‘Russia and the West,’ or … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Neuroscience and literacy acquisition

Special Section Guest Editor: Urs Maurer and Catherine McBride From International Journal of Behavioral Development This special section is devoted to the topic “Neuroscience and Literacy Acquisition.” It presents some of the most up-to-date thinking in the area of reading … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Treating Chronic Stress to Address the Growing Problem of Depression and Anxiety: Biofeedback and Mindfulness as Simple, Effective Preventive Measures

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Depression and anxiety are undertreated and represent a growing health crisis and economic burden. Current treatment approaches (medications, psychotherapy) appear insufficient to resolve these problems. Difficulties with current treatment approaches include … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: 5 free must-read journal articles to mark Mental Health Awareness Week

Some great free reads on mental health topics covering stress, anxiety, depression, suicide and more… Journal articles: Early Life Stress, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders From Chronic Stress DOI: 10.1177/2470547017694461 Depression and Suicidality in Gay Men: Implications for Health Care Providers … Continue reading