Social and Behavioral Sciences
Adolescents’ Riskier Online Behavior Suggests Need for Age-Based Warnings
Adolescents who have engaged in past risky online behavior such as providing personal information and befriending strangers are much more likely to repeat such behavior in the future, according to new research that suggests risk information should be tailored to different age groups.
– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Love the Cook, Love the Food: Attraction to Comfort Food Linked to Positive Social Connections
A big bowl of mashed potatoes. What about spaghetti and meatballs? Sushi? Regardless of what you identify as comfort food, it’s likely the attraction to that dish is based on having a good relationship with the person you remember first preparing it.
– University at Buffalo
Your Social Media Footprint: Friend or Foe?
First impressions matter, so keep your social media accounts and your reputation clean and classy when searching for a job.Expert(s) available
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
Rich Countries are Failing the Most Vulnerable, Says New Report by OECD
Donor countries are sending more than half of their aid to countries marked by conflict, but they are not keeping their promises to promote peace and build state institutions, according to a new report authored by NYU’s Center on International Cooperation for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. (Embargo expired on 26-Mar-2015 at 13:00 ET)
– New York University
Stereotypes Lower Math Performance in Women, but Effects Go Unrecognized
A new study from Indiana University suggests that gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes will not undermine women’s math performance -- but instead motivate them to perform better.Media embedded: Image(s)
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
– Indiana University