Social and Behavioral Sciences
More Sex Partners Before Marriage Doesn’t Necessarily Lead to Divorce
New research from University of Utah researcher Nicholas H. Wolfinger explores counterintuitive trends in the link between premarital sex and marital stability.
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– University of Utah
Meaningful Work Not Created -- Only Destroyed -- by Bosses, Study Finds
Bosses play no role in fostering a sense of meaningfulness at work - but they do have the capacity to destroy it and should stay out of the way, new research shows.
MIT Sloan Management Review
– University of Sussex
Study Finds That Our Level of Wisdom Varies Depending on the Situation
While we may think of some people are consistently wise, we actually demonstrate different levels of wisdom from one situation to the next, and factors such as whether we are alone or with friends can affect it, according to new research from the University of Waterloo.
Social Psychological and Personality Science
– University of Waterloo
European Identity Continues to Grow
Despite the recent crises in the EU, citizens increasingly identify themselves as European compared to recent decades. This is according to a new study by researchers at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), which confirms forecasts they made in a 2006 study and brings further insight to the demography of European identity.Media embedded: Image(s)
Population and Development Review
– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
De-Coding the Character of a Hacker
Malicious hacking online costs the private and corporate sectors up to $575 billion annually, according to internet security firm McAfee. While security agencies seek out "ethical" hackers to help combat such attacks, little is known about the personality traits that lead people to pursue and excel at hacking. A recent study published on Frontiers in Human Neuroscience now shows that a characteristic called systemizing provides insight into what makes and motivates a hacker.Media embedded: Image(s)
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience