sociology

New Millenium ChristBait

You better recognise your last face. Adam Curtis...

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TRA: Territories

Territories: Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2018...

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Legal Weed: Do Young’uns Now Toke More, or Do More Young’uns Toke?

What impact may legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon have on teen marijuana use?...

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Cycling London’s Undercurrents: The Curve of the Tyburn

Following the hidden rivers of London is an exercise in history, sociology, architecture... and exercise...

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Not Such Bad Hombres: Crime is Lower Where Immigration is Higher

Four decades of evidence finds no link between immigration and increased crime ...

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Should You Trust Your Gut Instinct? What Do Psychologists Say?

Systematic reasoning appears to beat intuition for recognizing emotions in others, study says...

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For Teenage Boys: The Proven Way to Double Your Female Friends

Teenage boys who show empathy attract 1.8 more girlfriends than boys who don't....

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Searching out the Most Taboo Taboo. Any Guesses?

UC Santa Barbara sociologist explores 'the hidden literature of shame'...

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Plastic surgeons push fake-face book.

Many plastic surgeons view social media as important tool for promoting their practice....

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Relative Rudeness : Cultural Customer Service Pitfalls

Research shows that culture plays a significant role in how frontline workers deal with customer rudeness and abuse...

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Sports fandom and forgiveness

Celebrity confessions : Deep in Sports fandom do we really believe that anyone believes them anymore? ...

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Good news for Nice People

Conscientious, nice people are more likely to have higher grade point averages, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University....

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From Punishment to Performance

Participants' performance increased systematically as the amount of punishment increased, suggesting that punishment acts as a performance enhancer in a similar way to monetary reward. ...

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Charity begins with me

Feeling good about spending money on someone else rather than for personal benefit may be a universal response among people in both impoverished countries and rich nations, according to new research...

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Trickle Up

Exceptional upward mobility in the US is a myth, international studies show. ...

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Interesting: Gay’s Cruising Chav Bars

Study examines fascination with 'chav' culture among middle-class gay men...

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