Social Science; General/Other News
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In a research published September 11 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Lauren Raine and colleagues from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, aerobic fitness can improve learning and...more
A new report, Promoting Marriage among Single Mothers: An Ineffective Weapon in the War on Poverty? for The Council on Contemporary Families, has indicated that marriage promotion fails in stemming...more
A pilot study from the Cornell University learns that for healthier nutrition, parents should also receive a nutrition report card.
According to Cornell behavioral economists Brian Wansink and...more
According to a new research led by the European Institute of Studies on Prevention (IREFREA) with headquarters in Mallorca, together with other European and Spanish universities, having authoritarian...more
A new research published in The Permanente Journal documents how the Transcendental Meditation technique substantially reduced teacher stress, depression and burnout.
The research examines the...more
The Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness released a report stating that youth homelessness is a growing concern in the region.
The biggest challenge is determining the number of homeless...more
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the University of California, Davis researchers indicate that gunshot injuries among children and adolescents, while scarce, are more severe, costly and...more
An Urban Institute brief discusses the education and employment outcomes of disconnected low-income men in 2008 to 2010.
According to the report, these men have lower education levels than...more
The Campaign for Social Science reports that social science graduates are more likely to get jobs after their first degree than graduates in other areas such as science and the arts.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and McGill University in Montreal conducted a study that reveals United States health care system ranks 22nd out of 27 industrialized nations when examined...more