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Do Shared Life Experiences Make It Harder to Understand Others?

Understanding each other’s thoughts and feelings is a vital component of successful relationships.
9-Jun-2022 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Black Lives Matter Movement, but not COVID-19, Encouraged Voters Toward Biden in the 2020 Election

Due to the visibility of BLM protests in 2020, swing voters registered more awareness about discrimination against Black Americans. As a result, they became more likely to vote for the party they felt would best rectify that inequity — Democrats....
3-Mar-2022 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Solutions to Bridging Wikipedia’s Gender Gap

Wikipedia has a major gender inequity problem. In a new study, Annenberg School for Communication researchers evaluate how feminist interventions are closing the gap, and how they could improve.
17-Feb-2022 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hard Barriers and Soft Power: Study Assesses Outsider Perceptions of Border Walls

Regardless of a person's national origin, this study found that border walls carry universal meaning in people's minds: Border walls cause people to lower their regard for countries on both sides of the wall, and particularly so for the country that...
28-Jan-2022 9:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

Clinician peer networks remove race and gender bias

A University of Pennsylvania study published in Nature Communications offers striking evidence that network science can be used to remove race and gender bias in clinical settings. The study, led by Professor Damon Centola of the Annenberg School...
15-Nov-2021 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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