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Monday, January 4, 2016

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Social and Behavioral Sciences


The Ugly Consumer: Ridiculing Those Who Shop Ethically

No one wants to knowingly buy products made with child labor or that harm the environment. But a new study shows that we also don’t want to work too hard to find out whether our favorite products were made ethically. And we really don’t like those good people who make the effort to seek out ethically made goods.

Journal of Consumer Psychology

– Ohio State University

Resolving to Exercise More in 2016? Iowa State Experts Can Help You Start and Make It a Habit

Weight loss is often the goal for anyone starting a new exercise routine. It’s a good motivator, but Iowa State University health experts say weight is not the only factor to consider if you want to stick with it and see results.

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– Iowa State University


Five Research-Approved Resolutions to Get Your New Year Off to a Strong Start

Here’s a new twist to an old tradition – resolutions that have some research to back up their worth. Below are five resolutions for 2016, all based on the work of University at Buffalo faculty. Their research and expertise provides direction on steps to take toward self-improvement and well-being in 2016.

– University at Buffalo

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