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Arts and Humanities


Anti-Racism Books and Resources for Families and Children

A first step for families who want to be an ally in the fight to end racism is to diversify their at-home libraries with books that feature people of color and their stories. A UNLV librarian and pre-Kindergarten teacher share tips and resources on h...

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Black Women Often Ignored by Social Justice Movements

Prospective teachers appear more likely to misperceive Black children as angry than white children, which may undermine the education of Black youth, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Translational Issues in Psychological Science

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Researchers find the worst reason to give a gift

Here’s a good way to make sure a friend hates a gift from you: Say it will save him money. In a series of studies, researchers found that people reacted negatively to gifts that they were told – or that they inferred – were given to help them s...

– Ohio State University

Journal of the Association for Consumer Research

Perceiving the Flavor of Fat: Monell Center Twins Study Finds Genetic Variation Shapes Individual Perception of Fatty Foods

Liking of fatty food is more complex than its fat content alone – it could also be related to inborn genetic traits of the consumer related to fat perception.

– Monell Chemical Senses Center

Chemical Senses; 1P30DC011735


Long-term strategies to control COVID-19 pandemic must treat health and economy as equally important, argue researchers

Strategies for the safe reopening of low and middle-income countries (LMICs) from months of strict social distancing in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic must recognise that preserving people’s health is as important as reviving the economy...

– University of Cambridge

European Journal of Epidemiology

Embargo expired on 12-Jul-2020 at 19:00 ET


Otago researchers find link between rape and breathing problems

Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers have found.

– University of Otago

European Respiratory Journal

Our itch to share helps spread COVID-19 misinformation

To stay current about the Covid-19 pandemic, people need to process health information when they read the news. Inevitably, that means people will be exposed to health misinformation, too, in the form of false content, often found online, about the i...

– Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Psychological Science

Mothers’ paid work suffers during pandemic, study finds

New research from Washington University in St. Louis finds early evidence that the pandemic has exacerbated -not improved - the gender gap in work hours, which could have enduring consequences for working mothers.

– Washington University in St. Louis

Gender, Work and Organization i


Distorted Passage of Time During the Covid-19 Lockdown

A survey conducted in the U.K. suggests that social and physical distancing measures put in place during the Covid-19 pandemic significantly impacted people’s perception of how quickly time passed compared to their pre-lockdown perceptions.



Desert island discs: Music listened to in younger years defines us forever, research finds

Researchers at the University of Westminster and City University of London analysing the music record choices of guests on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs programme has found that the music we listen to between the age of 10 and 30 define us for th...

– SAGE Publications UK

Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

Parents' smartphone use does not harm parent/child relationships

Contrary to popular views, parental smartphone use is rarely associated with poor parenting, and more often than not, tends to be associated with warm and attached parenting.

– Edith Cowan University

Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry

Psychologists pinpoint psychological factors of refugee integration

Due to border closures in the wake of the corona crisis, the arrival of refugees in Europe has temporarily dipped.

– University of Münster

Perspectives on Psychological Science



Study: More than Half of U.S. Students Experience Summer Learning Losses Five Years in a Row

Following U.S. students across five summers between grades 1 and 6, a little more than half (52 percent) experienced learning losses in all five summers, according to a large national study published today. Students in this group lost an average of 3...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

American Educational Research Journal

How Can Education Researchers Support Education and Public Health Institutions During Covid-19?

As education researchers’ ongoing work is interrupted by school closures, what can they do to support education and public health institutions dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic? An article published today in Educational Researcher aims to answer t...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Educational Researcher

Law and Public Policy


Global Challenges and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy, With Ambassador Frank G. Wisner

Ambassador Frank G. Wisner, international affairs advisor at the law firm Squire Patton Boggs, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss the role diplomacy plays in confronting some of the challenges facing the United States today. Wisner formerly s...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

James M. Lindsay, "Global Challenges and the Future of U.S. Diplomacy", The President's Inbox, July 7, 2020.


UCLA: Global Study Finds Critical Gaps in Workplace Protections

A sweeping study of 193 countries by the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center reveals critical gaps in legal protections against discrimination on the job. Nearly one in four countries continue to have no legal protection from discrimination at work ba...

– UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Vol. 39/ William and Flora Hewlett Foundation #2017–5855.

Embargo expired on 09-Jul-2020 at 12:00 ET

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine on ICE Guidance on International Students and University Online-Only Instruction

AERA urges the administration to reverse the ICE guidance and allow international students with valid visas to remain in the United States as their universities strive to find the best path forward to providing a high-quality education while ensuring...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

LifeWire Announcement

When child care meets aged care, worlds align

While our oldest and youngest generations may seem worlds apart, a new ageing well initiative will bring them together in an innovative intergenerational education and development program that will connect children with older people in a structured w...

– University of South Australia





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