Using nationally representative surveys of 10 million U.S. residents from 1970 to 2015, a new study shows that Americans are not only more politically polarized than ever but that more people are identifying as independent. In 1989, 30 percent of adu...
– Florida Atlantic University
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Testing backlogged sexual assault kits leads to the imprisonment of more rapists—preventing future sexual assaults and saving would-be victims and communities millions of dollars, according to a new analysis by Case Western Reserve University.
– Case Western Reserve University
Today's young millennial voters are seen as a key demographic for political victory in many races this fall. Now, new research suggests that millennials' political views differ significantly from young people from previous generations.
– San Diego State University
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Imagine if playing a new video game or riding a rollercoaster could help you prepare for an exam or remember other critical information. A new study in mice shows this link may be possible.
– UT Southwestern Medical Center
A new study – the first to look at social media’s effect on memory – suggests posting personal experiences on social media makes those events much easier to recall.
– Cornell University
The cost of incarceration in the United States exceeds $1 trillion, or six percent of gross domestic product, and dwarfs the amount spent on corrections alone, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.“The $80 billion spent annuall...
– Washington University in St. Louis
Research published in the journal Biological Conservation looks at how human perceptions of tigers affect how willing human communities are to coexist with these large predators, and particularly at how women’s attitudes toward tigers differ from m...
– Boise State University
As you are reporting on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, psychologists are available to discuss the attacks’ long-term effects on survivors; trauma and grief; resilience; and terrorism response.
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Surprising findings specific brain cells as the key target
– Boston Children's Hospital
Elementary school students with high levels of attendance in voluntary summer learning programs - defined as at least 20 days of a five- to six-week program - experienced benefits in math and reading, according to new RAND Corporation findings from t...
– Wallace Foundation
A new study by University of Washington researchers found that preschoolers were more engaged and did better on STEM-related tasks when they felt they were part of a group, versus doing the tasks on their own.
– University of Washington
Developmental Psychology, Sept. 2016
Chronically ill, homebound children who use robotic surrogates to “attend” school feel more socially connected with their peers and more involved academically, according to a first-of-its-kind study by University of California, Irvine education r...
– University of California, Irvine
Steering new college students into remedial classes can boost a poorly prepared student’s chances of success, but doesn’t appear to benefit students with a stronger academic background, RTI International researchers have found.
– RTI International
When the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) opens Sept. 24 in Washington, D.C., an exhibit featuring African-American musical history will include materials from a Baylor University search-an...
– Baylor University
Student journalists provide more informative election coverage than their professional counterparts, according to an analysis by Iowa State University.
– Iowa State University
Newspaper Research Journal
The race for president has tightened considerably, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll.
– George Washington University
Each year, more than 330 million people around the world journey to sacred places to perform acts of devotion, express faith or seek enlightenment or healing. From Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, visitors to Baylor University’s Mayborn Museum Complex will learn...
– Baylor University
Russell Golden, chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), will keynote the third annual UCI Audit Committee Summit on Friday, October 21st, at the Pacific Club in Newport Beach, California.
– University of California, Irvine, The Paul Merage School of Business