Social and Behavioral Sciences
UA Researcher Finds Link Between Parenting Styles and Workplace Behaviors
If you’re having problems at work, there’s a chance that your parents might share some of the blame, claimed Dr. Peter Harms, a University of Alabama researcher.
journal Human Relations
– University of Alabama, Culverhouse College of Commerce
Revealing the ‘Taboo’ of Retirement for Catholic Priests; Declining Population, Burnout
You’ve heard of physician shortages. But, Catholic priests? They are in a similar dilemma with fewer options to retire from their diocese. And, unlike medicine, priesthood is not a lucrative profession. By 2019, half of all active priests will be at the minimum retirement age of 70. The impression is that priesthood is a vocation from which there can be no retirement. But after decades of service is it reasonable for a priest to say “enough!”?Media embedded: Image(s)
Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling
– Florida Atlantic University
Linguists Team Up with Primatologists to Crack the Meaning of Monkey Calls
It has long been known that monkeys convey information through alarm calls, but now a combined team of linguists and primatologists has laid the groundwork for a systematic ‘primate linguistics.’
– New York University
Children's Purchasing Behavior 'Significantly Impacted' by Social Media and Mobile Apps
Exposure to prompts to make in-app purchases in mobile games has a significant impact on children's purchasing behaviour, according to a recent study funded by the European Commission involving Dr Giuseppe Veltri, who now works at the University of Leicester Department of Media Communication.
– University of Leicester
Religion Shown to Steer Adolescents Away From Pornography
A new study authored by University of Calgary researchers in the Journal of Adolescence examines the pornography viewing habits of adolescents and observes the way in which religious attendance significantly tempers such actions.
Journal of Adolescence
– University of Calgary