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Article ID: 707219

Collaborative Video Games Could Increase Office Productivity

Brigham Young University

Move over trust falls and ropes courses, turns out playing video games with coworkers is the real path to better performance at the office.

Released:
29-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 707103

The hidden treasure of digital piracy? It can boost bottom line for manufacturers, retailers

Indiana University

HBO's popular television series "Game of Thrones" returns in April, but millions of fans continue to illegally download the program, giving it the dubious distinction of being the most pirated program. Many may wonder why the TV network hasn't taken a more aggressive approach to combating illegal streaming services and downloaders. Perhaps it is because the benefits to the company outweigh the consequences. Research analysis by faculty in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and two other schools found that a moderate level of piracy can have a positive impact on the bottom line for both the manufacturer and the retailer -- and not at the expense of consumers.

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28-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST

Article ID: 707079

Language used on credit card websites the hardest to understand

University of East Anglia

New research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA) reveals how easy it is for consumers to understand the language used on personal finance websites.

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25-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 706930

New study establishes link between climate change, conflict, and migration

University of East Anglia

Research involving a University of East Anglia (UEA) academic has established a link between climate change, conflict, and migration for the first time. In recent decades climatic conditions have been blamed for creating political unrest, civil war, and subsequently, waves of migration, but scientific evidence for this is limited.

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23-Jan-2019 12:15 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 706926

Second Act: Sandia retirees band together to help small businesses with tech challenges

Sandia National Laboratories

Technology Retirees Economic Catalysts (TREC) was established to connect Sandia National Laboratories retirees with small businesses that need technical and other expertise.

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23-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 706807

Cancer survivors face significant hardships related to medical bills

Wiley

New research indicates that cancer survivors carry greater financial burdens related to medical debt payments and bills compared with individuals without a cancer history, with the greatest hardships in younger survivors. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study also found that among privately insured survivors, those who enrolled in high deductible health plans and did not have health savings accounts were particularly vulnerable to medical financial hardship.

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21-Jan-2019 1:10 PM EST

Article ID: 706747

Cost of living almost doubles for young adults who fly the nest and rent on their own: New research examines the minimum income requirements of 20-somethings who still live at home

Loughborough University

The growing number of families in which adults aged 20 to 30 live with their parents are having to negotiate new ways of pooling their resources, according to pioneering research investigating how these families live and the costs that they face.

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18-Jan-2019 12:10 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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