Social and Behavioral Sciences
Walls, Firewalls and Minority Politics in 2016
UWM Professor Paru Shah discusses the role of minority voters in the 2016 presidential campaign, and how the “minority vote” is not a monolithic entity.Expert(s) available
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Lifting the Veil on Sex: Can Males Be Less Expensive?
Japanese researchers show how thunderbugs provide hints to a sexual mystery.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Kyoto University
Study Raises Online Golf Tutorials to Above Par
Research reveals how to benefit the most from online tutorials.
Frontiers in Psychology
Breakthrough in Cybersecurity Is No Phish Story
Corporations, small businesses and public sector entities have tried unsuccessfully for years to educate consumers and employees on how to recognize phishing emails.
– University at Buffalo
Preference for Dating Smarter Partners Negatively Affects Women’s Attitudes Toward STEM
Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published study from the University at Buffalo.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology
– University at Buffalo
Writing and Reviewing Research Methods Papers for Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
Research Methods are manuscripts that describe the objectives and methodologies for multi-year interventions whose aims are to change nutrition and/or physical activity behavior and/or related physiological outcomes, such as BMI or blood glucose.
– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior
What to Teach Your Children When Politicians Act Like — Children.
UAB child and adolescent psychiatry professor discusses children and this messy political campaign.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
The Autism Lifecycle
Even though autism diagnoses were first introduced over 75 years ago, many people still associate the condition with young children. But autism is aging. Experts estimate that approximately 50,000 individuals with autism enter adulthood each year. And with their entrance to adulthood, they lose access to many services they’ve come to rely on for support.Expert(s) available
– Saint Joseph's University
Brain Appears to Have Different Mechanisms for Reconciling Sight and Sound
A new UCLA psychology study provides insights into how the brain combines sound and vision. The research suggests that there is not one sole mechanism in the brain that governs how much our senses work together to process information.
– University of California Los Angeles UCLA
Nutritional Sciences Professor Discusses Need for Better Data in Obesity Research
John Dawson, a biostatistician, worked with more than a dozen other researchers to find the most common errors and suggest ways to fix them.
– Texas Tech University