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Social and Behavioral Sciences

27-Dec-2019


Progressive Gender Beliefs in Teen Boys May Be Protective Against Violence

Teenage boys who witness their peers abusing women and girls are much more likely to bully and fight with others, as well as behave abusively toward their dates, compared to teenage boys who don’t witness such behaviors, according to a new study.

– Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

American Journal of Preventive Medicine; U01CE002528


Chimpanzees More Likely to Share Tools, Teach Skills When Task Is Complex

Teach a chimpanzee to fish for insects to eat, and you feed her for a lifetime. Teach her a better way to use tools in gathering prey, and you may change the course of evolution.For most wild chimpanzees, tool use is an important part of life — but...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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Gender norms affect attitudes towards gay men and lesbian women globally

Washington, DC - Gay men and lesbian women have often been the targets of prejudice and even violence in society.

– Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Social Psychological and Personality Science

26-Dec-2019


Seeing the new Star Wars? Be careful what you wish for

How much you enjoy the new Star Wars movie will depend a lot on your expectations going in, a new study suggests.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Media Psychology

23-Dec-2019


For restricted eaters, a place at the table but not the meal

People with restricted diets – due to allergies, health issues or religious or cultural norms – are more likely to feel lonely when they can’t share in what others are eating, new Cornell University research shows.

– Cornell University

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Nov.-2019


5 Tips For Keeping New Year's Resolutions

The Ohio State University's Chief Wellness Officer shares advice for keeping those 2020 resolutions.

– Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


AACI Supports NIH, NCI Funding Increases in Federal Budget

The Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI) applauds the budget deal passed by Congress for Fiscal Year 2020.

– Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

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University of Utah announces new chief sustainability officer

University of Utah Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed announced Monday that Kerry Case has accepted an offer to serve as the U’s chief sustainability officer. Case is currently assistant provost for Integrative Learning at Westmins...

– University of Utah

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