Social Science

Dads’ reading and play boost kids’ school performance

Fathers boost kids in school through play and reading.

Study highlights where and how we feel different kinds of love

Where do we feel love?

Inflammatory signs of teen depression vary by gender

Gender-specific inflammatory markers in adolescent depression.

Confirmed: Opposites don’t attract

Birds of a feather are indeed more likely to flock together, study indicates.

Objects with similar sounds are easier to remember

Why are overlapping sounds easier to remember?

Employees are more prone to mistakes on afternoons and Fridays

Study offers objective insight on employee behavior and the potential benefits of flexible work arrangements.

Research shows how content creators reduce the harms of misinformation

Blockchain for fighting fake news: A framework for assessing applicability and acceptance.

Recognizing dog emotions, especially aggression, may improve with age

4-yr-olds were less good than 6-yr-olds adults at reading dog facial expressions, especially for aggression.

Labradors, Jack Russell terriers, and mixed breeds UK’s most-seen dog breeds 

Almost 1 in 5 UK dogs were “flat-faced” breeds, with increased health risks, per new study.

Can money buy happiness?

Higher incomes frequently lead to happier people, but lower incomes face greater happiness inequality.

Dogs are an essential source of comfort for the homeless people

Homeless individuals and dogs form positive relationships, promoting emotional well-being.

Women STEM instructors encourage undergraduates to conceal stigmatized identities

Women working as STEM instructors are more likely than men to disclose their undergraduate identities.

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