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Measuring immigrant integration
PHYS.ORG How well are immigrants integrating in the United States? Are they doing better or worse than in Germany or France? Under what conditions have immigrants most successfully integrated into their host societies? Despite great advances in social science, the answers... 49 minutes
How rants on social media can come back to haunt you
SCIENCE DAILY Cognitive scientist used millions of chat room messages to study how positive and negative messages reflected back to their senders. 21 hours
How rants on social media can come back to haunt you
PHYS.ORG We all know that those angry rants on social media can come back to hurt you—and sooner than you think. "Good," positive chat resonates for a... 23 hours
When you are unhappy in a relationship, why do you stay? The answer may surprise you
SCIENCE DAILY Why do people stay in unsatisfying romantic relationships? A new study suggests it may be because... 1 day
The evolutions of religion in the workplace in France
PHYS.ORG In France, the principle of laicity is a pillar of society, and it is unusual to display one's spirituality and religiosity in the workplace. However, since the early 2010s, the succession of cases leading to court... 1 day
Research provides insight into neurobiology of aggression and bullying
NEWS MEDICAL Duke-NUS researchers have discovered that a growth factor protein, called brain-derived neurotrophic factor, and its receptor, tropomyosin receptor kinase B affects social dominance in mice. The research has implications for... 3 days
The neurobiology of social aggression
SCIENCE DAILY Bullying and aggression carry heavy societal costs. For the first time, researchers have found a signalling mechanism in the brain that shapes social behavior -- specifically a growth factor protein, called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), and its receptor,... 3 days
Social media for medical journals operates in 'wild west,' needs more support to succeed
SCIENCE DAILY In this first study to examine social media editor roles at medical journals, researchers found that while medical journals are... 4 days
Sweat bees are ideal for studying the genes underlying social behavior
NEWS MEDICAL Those pesky bees that come buzzing around on a muggy summer day are helping researchers reveal the genes responsible for social behaviors. 5 days
LU-RRTC to spearhead capacity-building efforts for racial and ethnic populations
NEWS MEDICAL Kessler Foundation scientists Denise Fyffe, PhD, Anthony Lequerica, PhD, and John O’Neill, PhD, have won a $75,000 sub-award from Langston University, a historically Black college/university. 5 days
Study finds racial disparities in student debt increase after young people leave college
PHYS.ORG Racial disparities in student debt between blacks and whites may perpetuate the racial wealth gap according to a study in the online... 5 days
Social media for medical journals operates in 'wild west,' needs more support to succeed
PHYS.ORG Much of the published medical research goes unread by the general public and medical community, despite being largely funded by... 5 days
Bee social or buzz off: Study links genes to social behaviors, including autism
SCIENCE DAILY A new study found that the social lives of sweat bees -- named for their attraction to perspiration -- are linked to... 5 days
Study links genes to social behaviors, including autism
PHYS.ORG Those pesky bees that come buzzing around on a muggy summer day are helping researchers reveal the genes responsible for social behaviors. A new study published this week found that the social... 5 days
Method predicts reliable patterns in violent events occurring within wars and terrorism
PHYS.ORG A new paper written by academics at Royal Holloway and George Washington University, predicts reliable patterns in violent events occurring within wars and terrorism,... 5 days
Psychopaths in business: Why sex matters
MNT A new study investigates whether psychopathic traits really do enhance your career prospects. Along the way, it uncovers an interesting sex difference. 6 days
Medical News Today: Psychopaths in business: Why sex matters
MNT A new study investigates whether psychopathic traits really do enhance your career prospects. Along the way, it uncovers an interesting sex difference. 6 days
A research toolbox sheds light on social identity changes in Europe
PHYS.ORG An EU initiative has studied the cultural dynamics characterising societies and institutions, and their impact. The resulting analyses can guide the development of policies to effectively... 6 days
New book studies friction between religion, family law
PHYS.ORG A new book edited by a University of Illinois scholar who studies the intersection of family law and religion examines the clashes between religious liberty and the personal realm of the family... 1 week
2 Towns: Guess Which 1 Is Liberal And Which Is Conservative
NPR A social scientist says some portion of people's political leanings can come from an unlikely source: their DNA. 1 week
Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program may be higher than expected reimbursement
NEWS MEDICAL For some healthcare providers - especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients - the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program... 1 week
Psychopaths in the C-Suite?
SCIENCE DAILY The seemingly never-ending stream of corporate scandals over the past decades, from Enron to Theranos, suggests that something is rotten in corporate leaders. Many place the blame on psychopaths, who are characteristically superficially charming but lack empathy, anxiety, or any... 1 week
Sidestepping the pitfalls of overconfidence with plausible deniability
SCIENCE DAILY Although confidence can serve as both a blessing and a curse, new research shows how people can reap the rewards without risking the social penalties for overconfidence. 2 weeks
New climate report actually understates threat, some researchers argue
Science Magazine Analysis downplayed economic and social disruptions, critics say 2 weeks
How parenting affects antisocial behaviors in children
SCIENCE DAILY In a recent study of the parental caregiving environment, researchers found that within identical twin pairs, the child who experienced harsher behavior and less parental warmth was at a greater risk for developing antisocial... 2 weeks
A little help from your friends is key to natural disaster recovery, study suggests
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved... 2 weeks
Study: Affordable housing with supportive social services for senior citizens can reduce hospital use
NEWS MEDICAL Investing in affordable housing that offers supportive social services to senior citizens on Medicare has the potential to reduce hospital... 2 weeks
Fake or real? New study finds consumers wary of manipulated photos
PHYS.ORG In the age of fake news and doctored photos, wary consumers are not nearly as gullible as one might presume—especially if they have knowledge of social... 2 weeks
Affable apes live longer, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Male chimps that are less aggressive and form strong social bonds tend to live longer, research suggests. 2 weeks
Social media data used to predict retail failure
SCIENCE DAILY A combination of social media and transport data can be used to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail, researchers report. 2 weeks
Gene types that drive racial disparities in myeloma identified
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at Mayo Clinic have identified three specific gene types that account for a known two-to-three-fold increase in myeloma diagnoses among African-Americans. 2 weeks
Drug treatment at a young age could help reverse autism-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis
NEWS MEDICAL New research on autism has found, in a mouse model, that drug treatment at a young age can reverse social... 2 weeks
Instagram ramps up battle against bullying
PHYS.ORG Instagram on Tuesday added more weapons to battle cyber bullying, using artificial intelligence to scan photos for abusive content at the Facebook-owned service. 2 weeks
QUT research explores biological, sociological factors associated with non-binary gender identity recognition
NEWS MEDICAL A growing number of people in Australia no longer see themselves as fitting into the traditional boxes of 'man' or 'woman', with more than... 2 weeks
Earlier treatment could help reverse autistic-like behavior in tuberous sclerosis
SCIENCE DAILY New research in a mouse model suggests that the drug rapamycin can reverse autism-like social deficits -- but only if given early. The study is the first to... 2 weeks
Freeloaders beware: Incentives to foster cooperation are just around the corner
PHYS.ORG In our society, there are always a certain percentage of people who adopt a freeloader attitude. They let other members of society do all the work... 2 weeks
Affable apes live longer, study shows
PHYS.ORG Male chimps that are less aggressive and form strong social bonds tend to live longer, research suggests. 2 weeks
UC3M researchers introduce Laboratory of Discrimination and Inequality
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have introduced the Laboratory of Discrimination and Inequality (D-Lab), which aims to advance the scientific study of discrimination and social inequality by promoting... 2 weeks
WATCH: Broadway's 'Dear Evan Hansen' creators create novel for teens tackling anxiety
ABC NEWS Benj Pasek and Justin Paul said they created a book inspired by the hit musical to offer resources for teens and parents to tackle... 2 weeks
A little help from your friends is key to natural disaster recovery, study suggests
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