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Social connections impact voter turnout, decisions, research says
PHYS.ORG When it comes to voter turnout and election outcomes, it's not just what you know, but perhaps who you know that makes the difference, according to a new study led by a... 7 hours
pets strengthen neighbourhood ties Pets strengthen neighbourhood ties
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Talk to any pet owner and you are bound to invoke stories about the joy and companionship of having a pet. But evidence is mounting that the effect of pets extends beyond their owners and can help strengthen the social... 9 hours
Studies show power of multi-level approaches to prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities
NEWS MEDICAL Childhood obesity rates are at historically high levels especially among racial/ethnic minorities and low-income families. 17 hours
Why social isolation can bring a greater risk of illness
SCIENCE DAILY Social isolation in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, leads to sleep loss, which in turn leads to cellular stress and the activation of a defense mechanism called the... 1 day
Brain's fight and flight responses to social threat
SCIENCE DAILY A new study explores the neural correlates of the 'fight-or-flight' response finds that people who choose to flee perceive a greater threat, which leads them to mentally and behaviorally disengage from the... 1 day
Penn study provides explanation for link between social isolation and greater risk of illness
NEWS MEDICAL Social isolation has been linked to a wide range of health problems, as well as a shorter lifespan in humans... 1 day
Discrimination, lack of diversity, and societal risks of data mining highlighted in big data
PHYS.ORG A special issue of Big Data presents a series of insightful articles that focus on Big Data and Social and... 1 day
Why Fake News Goes Viral: Science Explains
LIVE SCIENCE Stuff goes viral because of people's limited attention spans, plus the sheer overload of information on social media. 1 day
Apes only provide food to conspecifics that have previously assisted them
PHYS.ORG For us humans, it goes without saying that we reward others as an indication of the gratitude we feel towards them. Scientists from the Max Planck... 1 day
Racial disparities continue to exist in hospital readmissions, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A new study in the journal Health Affairs shows that, despite being designed to more effectively manage care and control costs, black patients enrolled with Medicare Advantage are... 2 days
Rapidly mapping the 'social networks' of proteins
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists improved upon a classic approach to mapping the interactions between proteins. 2 days
Messages with moral-emotional words are more likely to go viral on social media
PHYS.ORG Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender,... 2 days
Taking photos of experiences boosts visual memory, impairs auditory memory
SCIENCE DAILY A quick glance at any social media platform will tell you that people love taking photos of their experiences -- whether they're lying on the beach, touring a... 2 days
New method to rapidly map the 'social networks' of proteins
PHYS.ORG Salk scientists have developed a new high-throughput technique to determine which proteins in a cell interact with each other. Mapping this network of interactions, or "interactome," has been... 2 days
Significant racial disparities persist in hospital readmissions
SCIENCE DAILY Despite being designed to more effectively manage care and control costs, black patients enrolled with Medicare Advantage are far more likely to be readmitted to the hospital after a surgery than those enrolled on... 2 days
Twitter-monitoring system detects riots far quicker than police reports
SCIENCE DAILY Social media can be an invaluable source of information for police when managing major disruptive events, new research has shown. 2 days
WATCH: 'Motivated' podcast with Mara Schiavocampo launches June 26
ABC NEWS ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo examines health, wellness, nutrition and spirituality with top experts and regular people in "Motivated." 2 days
'I wanna be white!' Can we change race?
PHYS.ORG Few academics expect to find their work hotly debated in the New York Times. Those who publish in feminist philosophy journals can reasonably expect a certain degree of obscurity. How then did... 2 days
Medical News Today: Children of older fathers likely to be 'geeks'
MNT New research examines the connection between advanced paternal age and several social and intellectual characteristics of the offspring. 5 days
Children of older fathers likely to be 'geeks'
MNT New research examines the connection between advanced paternal age and several social and intellectual characteristics of the offspring. 5 days
Child safety or parental duty: New study maps out core concepts in the vaccination debate
SCIENCE DAILY The recent measles outbreak in Minnesota has been a sobering reminder of how highly concentrated populations of vaccination... 5 days
Heavy-drinking mothers linked to their child’s path toward the justice system
SCIENCE DAILY A new study investigated whether children whose mothers had an alcohol-related disorder would be at risk of early-life contact with the justice system, which can lead... 5 days
Dramatic differences spotted in chimp communities
PHYS.ORG Dramatic differences in chimp societies, discovered by researchers at the University of St Andrews, reveal variations in social status and sharing food, as seen in human cultures. 5 days
hitchbot creators to study how ai and robots can help patients hitchBOT creators to study how AI and robots can help patients
PHYS.ORG VIDEO McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into... 5 days
System detects, translates sarcasm on social media
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a machine translation system for interpreting sarcastic statements in social media. It could one day help people on the autism spectrum, who often have difficulty interpreting sarcasm, irony and humor. 6 days
Study examines gun policy preferences across racial groups
PHYS.ORG In the wake of recent mass shootings in Alexandria, Virginia, and elsewhere in the U.S., a new study from two University of Illinois at Chicago political scientists looks at factors that drive... 6 days
Negative tweets can trash TV programs for other viewers
SCIENCE DAILY Negative social media comments about a television show tend to lower enjoyment for other viewers, while positive comments may not significantly boost their enjoyment, according to researchers. 6 days
Negative tweets can trash TV programs for other viewers
PHYS.ORG Negative social media comments about a television show tend to lower enjoyment for other viewers, while positive comments may not significantly boost their enjoyment, according to researchers. 6 days
fears of inter generational tension between young and old are unfounded according to a new study Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the University of Birmingham say that social, economic and demographic factors are generally pushing UK families... 6 days
Census: US growing older and more racially diverse
PHYS.ORG The United States is growing older and more ethnically diverse, a trend that could put strains on government programs from Medicare to education, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. 7 days
Frequent sex linked to higher cognitive function in seniors
NEWS MEDICAL According to a new study having sex frequently can boost brain power. The study from Oxford University was published today in The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social... 7 days
In organizations, bullying begets whining, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY In organizations, bullying within decision-making groups appears to go hand in hand with whining, according to a new study. 'In other words, when some people act dominant by bullying, others respond by being submissive... 1 week
Most people 'aren't as happy as their friends' on social media
SCIENCE DAILY A study led by computer scientists has found that people with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media... 1 week
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Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study
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