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Study: Adolescents who report daytime sleepiness more likely to commit crimes in adulthood
NEWS MEDICAL In a recent study of adolescents, those who reported being sleepy during the day were more likely to be antisocial, and they... 2 days
Top professional performance through psychopathy
SCIENCE DAILY The term “psychopath” is not flattering: such people are considered cold, manipulative, do not feel any remorse and seek thrills without any fear – and all that at other’s expense. A study is now shattering this image. They... 3 days
#Unfiltered: Instagram has become a haven for people making sensitive self-disclosures
PHYS.ORG Depression has a way of silencing its sufferers. Even in today's technology-connected society, people are hesitant to talk about their painful experiences and suffering for fear... 3 days
Tired teens 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes as adults
SCIENCE DAILY Teenagers who experience sleep problems and exhibit anti-social behavior are more likely to commit violent crimes as adults, new research concludes. 3 days
Daytime sleepiness during teenage years linked to criminal offenses later in life
NEWS MEDICAL Teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting. 4 days
Researchers find link between person's attitude on social media and dieting success
NEWS MEDICAL There is a direct link between a person's attitude on social media and the likelihood that their dieting efforts will succeed. 4 days
Nationwide teen bullying and cyberbullying study reveals significant issues impacting youth
SCIENCE DAILY In one of the latest and most ambitious studies on bullying and cyberbullying in middle and high school students, researchers found that 1 in 5 students... 4 days
Scientists explore the evolution of a 'social supergene' in the red fire ant
SCIENCE DAILY The chromosome responsible for the social organization of colonies of the highly invasive fire ant is likely to have evolved via a... 4 days
Social information from friends, experts could help reduce uncertainty in crowdfunding
PHYS.ORG Social information gathered from friends and experts, depending on the complexity of the product, can decrease uncertainty in crowdfunding campaigns, according to research from Binghamton University,... 4 days
Science versus the 'Horatio Alger myth'
PHYS.ORG In a new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have taken a condensed matter physics concept usually applied to the way substances such as ice freeze, called "frustration," and... 4 days
Reduction of energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions: Promotion or steering?
SCIENCE DAILY Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and carbon dioxide emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households. A study has provided the... 4 days
Reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions—promotion or steering?
PHYS.ORG Policy interventions to reduce energy consumption and CO2 emissions have a variety of effects on the economy and on households. A study carried out as part of the National Research... 4 days
Social scientist discusses the realities of eviction
PHYS.ORG "Eviction" is a term that has become increasingly familiar to Americans over the past decade as one of the most visible symbols of poverty and economic misfortune. But research by social scientist and ethnographer... 5 days
Likelihood of dieting success lies within your tweets
SCIENCE DAILY There is a direct link between a person's attitude on social media and the likelihood that their dieting efforts will succeed. In fact, researchers have now determined that dieting success ­-- or... 5 days
Genetic data show mainly men migrated from the Pontic steppe to Europe 5,000 years ago
SCIENCE DAILY A new study, looking at the sex-specifically inherited X chromosome of prehistoric human remains, shows that hardly any... 5 days
Genetic data show mainly men migrated from the Pontic steppe to Europe 5,000 years ago
PHYS.ORG A new study, looking at the sex-specifically inherited X chromosome of prehistoric human remains, shows that hardly any... 5 days
Knee-jerk disgust is holding humans back
SCIENCE DAILY Disgust is an emotion that's been co-opted to discriminate against people and things which pose no danger, holding humans back in social and evolutionary terms, suggests a new study. 5 days
Students more likely to succeed if teachers have positive perceptions of parents
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found that teacher ratings of parental involvement early in a child's academic career can accurately predict the child's academic and social success. 5 days
Going Bananas: The Real Story of Kepler, Copernicus and the Church
LIVE SCIENCE The story of Copernicus' clash with the Church over the arrangement of heavenly bodies is often painted in black and white, but at the time, philosophy,... 6 days
Misbehavior and negative attitudes cannot explain why black students are more likely to be suspended
PHYS.ORG In recent years, research has found that black high school students across the country are at least three... 6 days
Students more likely to succeed if teachers have positive perceptions of parents
PHYS.ORG Parental involvement is commonly viewed as vital to student academic success by most education experts and researchers; however, the quality of research on how... 6 days
Does Studying Economics Make You Selfish?
NPR Social science research finds that students who are taught classical economics about how humans act in their rational self-interest, become more likely to act selfishly after learning those lessons. 6 days
going bananas the real story of kepler copernicus and the church Going Bananas: The Real Story of Kepler, Copernicus and the Church
SPACE.COM VIDEO The story of Copernicus' clash with the Church over the arrangement of heavenly bodies is often painted in black and white, but at the time, philosophy,... 6 days
On the Knife's Edge: Using Therapy To Address Violence Among Teens
NPR We hear a lot about senseless violence: people who lose their lives or their freedom over a stolen backpack, or perceived slight. Two researchers think social... 6 days
Scientists explore the evolution of a 'social supergene' in the red fire ant
PHYS.ORG Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered that the chromosome responsible for the social organisation of colonies of the... 6 days
New catalog of administrative data sets for rigorous evaluations of social programs
PHYS.ORG Hospitals, governments, school systems, and many other institutions gather a wealth of data on individuals for operational purposes. MIT-based J-PAL North America recently launched... 7 days
Severe cuts in health and social care system linked to substantial increase in mortality
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers exploring why there has been a substantial increase in mortality in England and Wales in 2015 conclude that failures... 7 days
Using statistics ethically to combat 'a scientific credibility crisis'
PHYS.ORG Can statistics increase the value of science to society? Georgetown University's Rochelle Tractenberg, PhD, MPH, PhD, chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the American Statistical Association, will discuss... 1 week
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