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Newswise: Drug Companies' Sexually Explicit Ads Reaching Too Many Young Viewers

Article ID: 715578

Drug Companies' Sexually Explicit Ads Reaching Too Many Young Viewers

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Research indicates that virtually every day, millions of children and adolescents are being bombarded by sexually explicit direct-to-consumer advertising, despite pharmaceutical CEOs’ claims to the contrary.

Released:
10-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715432

Ridehailing Services May Be Driving Up Traffic Deaths

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

The arrival of ridehailing is associated with an increase of approximately 3 percent in the number of motor vehicle fatalities and fatal accidents, according to research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Released:
8-Jul-2019 3:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 714910

Viewing pornography increases unethical behavior at work

Brigham Young University

New research discovers employees who view pornography aren't just costing companies millions of dollars in wasted time, they're causing harm to the company.

Released:
25-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: In the Weeds: A Taxing Values Conundrum

Article ID: 713867

In the Weeds: A Taxing Values Conundrum

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

What’s an employee to do when her employer asks her to stray from her values? In this Case in Point, Mary Gentile, Steven Mintz and William F. Miller examine a complex situation in the tricky setting of taxes and the cannabis business.

Released:
3-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 713659

UNH Researchers Say Companies Need to Get Schooled on Sexual Harassment Training

University of New Hampshire

From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., and everywhere in between, there has been a steady stream of high-profile sexual harassment allegations making headlines and starting conversations about better awareness. While many businesses have sexual harassment training in place, they might be more successful by considering the results of sexual assault and harassment prevention programs offered on college campuses, according to researchers at the University of New Hampshire.

Released:
30-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Finding the ‘Goldilocks’ Level of Enthusiasm for Business Pitches

Article ID: 713117

Finding the ‘Goldilocks’ Level of Enthusiasm for Business Pitches

Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers found how long an entrepreneur displays the highest level of excitement during a pitch plays a major role in predicting success in receiving funding.

Released:
17-May-2019 3:45 PM EDT
Newswise: Automation in Government Jobs Will Affect Women, Minorities Disproportionately

Article ID: 712648

Automation in Government Jobs Will Affect Women, Minorities Disproportionately

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study finds that "occupational segregation" could result in women and minorities bearing the brunt of layoffs in state and local government as a result of automation.

Released:
9-May-2019 2:25 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 710175

SpongeBob Is Not Why Your Child Likes Junk Food, New Study Shows

University of Colorado Boulder

Parents and lawmakers looking to cartoon characters as a reason children choose cookies over carrots may be looking in the wrong direction, according to a new report from CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business and Colorado State University’s College of Business. The researchers say children choose junk food over healthy food with or without cartoons on the packaging.

Released:
25-Mar-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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