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Influenced by Self-Interest, Humans Less Concerned About Inequity to Others, Researchers Find

Strongly influenced by their self-interest, humans do not protest being overcompensated, even when there are no consequences, researchers in Georgia State University’s Brains and Behavior Program have found.
21-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

IBMS Director Appointed to National Advisory Council

Dr. Jian-Dong Li, director of the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, has been appointed to the National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Advisory Council.
19-Aug-2014 9:05 AM EDT

Sharing Housework Doesn't Mean Less Sex, Research Finds

A research study by Georgia State University sociologists has found an equal division of labor in the home does not lead to a decrease in sexual frequency and satisfaction.
14-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Black Superheroes in Early Comics: Exploring Stereotypes Through Documentary by Georgia State Expert at Comic-Con 2014

A fascinating documentary by a Georgia State University professor explores stereotypes of black superheroes in early comic books, to be screened at 7:40 p.m. Friday, July 25 at Comic-Con 2014.
22-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

World Bank Awards $209,000 to Georgia State University Economists Working in Pakistan

The World Bank has awarded $209,000 to economists with the International Center of Public Policy (ICEPP) at Georgia State University to conduct impact evaluations in the two northwest regions of Pakistan bordering Afghanistan. Their work will help...
21-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Hidden Variations in Neuronal Networks May Explain Differences In Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury. These results...
15-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Georgia State Hosts International Conference On Aggression

More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ranging from child abuse to urban street violence, will attend the 21st World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression (ISRA) at the Loews Atlanta Hotel, July...
10-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Chimpanzee Intelligence Determined by Genes

A chimpanzee’s intelligence is largely determined by its genes, while environmental factors may be less important than scientists previously thought, according to a Georgia State University research study.
8-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

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