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When Sizing Up Potential Friends and Mates, the Eyes of Men and Women Move Differently

New Research from Wellesley College and the University of Kansas Shows People Observe the Body Differently When Assessing Friends vs. Mates

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One Third of Fake Images Go Undetected in Recent Study

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Around one third of fake images went undetected in a recent study by the University of Warwick, UK.

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Researchers Discover an Ugly Truth About Attractiveness

New research from Florida State University finds the attractiveness of a romantic partner can influence a person's desire to diet and seek a slim body, though that motivation contrasts sharply between men and women.

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The iPhone Effect 10 Years Later; Virginia Tech Expert Says It Has Transformed What It Means to Feel Close

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Messages with Moral-Emotional Words Are More Likely to Go Viral on Social Media

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Tweets about political topics that include moral and emotional language are more likely to spread within the ideological networks of the sender, a team of researchers has found. Its study examined Twitter messages related to gun control, climate change, and same-sex marriage.

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Can Parents’ Tech Obsessions Contribute to A Child’s Bad Behavior?

Study looks at whether behaviors like whining and tantrums could be related to parents spending too much time on their phones or tablets.

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Despite Partisanship Surrounding Voter ID, Most Voters Don't Believe It Suppresses Turnout

Most Americans — even average Democrats — do not accept the argument that voter identification laws can suppress voter turnout, according to a new study that includes a University of Kansas professor.

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When Your Spouse Calls and Interrupts Your Workday, Is That a Good Thing?

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A new Baylor University study shows that interruptions during work and family time come with consequences and benefits. Researchers offer strategies to build on the benefits.

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Racial Disparities in Discipline Greater for Girls Than for Boys, Research Finds

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Research has shown that African-American boys face higher rates of school discipline than other students. But a study co-authored by an Indiana University sociologist finds that racial disparities in school discipline are even greater for African-American girls.







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