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February 18, 2014

Something’s Wrong in Washington: Is American Democracy in Crisis?

Acclaimed political scientists Norman Ornstein and Jared Diamond explore if tribalism is at the heart of the problem, or if the U.S. is facing a far greater political crisis.

February 06, 2014

Intervention in First 1000 Days Vital to Fulfilling Childhood Potential

Freely Available Special Issue published in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

February 03, 2014

E-Pundit: Can Google Measure How Public Attention Shifts During Elections?

Social Science Quarterly reveals how Google Insights data can show shifts in public attention DURING political campaigns

January 27, 2014

Shadowy World of Britain’s Discount Hitmen Revealed in New Study

The first typological study of British hitmen, published in the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, identified four main types of contract killer; the novice, the dilettante, the journeyman; and the master

January 21, 2014

It’s All About Me: Do Narcissists Make Good Line Managers?

Does your boss lack empathy or have a ‘grandiose sense of self importance,’ if so they may be a narcissist, claims new research in Personnel Psychology

January 21, 2014

Ivory Burning and Cartels: Are Anti-Poaching Efforts Repeating the Mistakes of the ‘War on Drugs’?

Research in Conservation Letters asks if anti-poaching measures are repeating the mistakes of the ‘War on Drugs’

January 07, 2014

How the Great Recession is Still Leading to Alcohol Problems for Middle-Aged America

Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research explores the ongoing impact of the Great Recession

December 02, 2013

Repeating what Jack Nicolson Told me: How Popular Movies (Briefly) Influence Our Political Views

Research in Social Science Quarterly has found that movies watched purely for entertainment can influence our political views for up two weeks

November 25, 2013

Healing the Heart of Democracy

At a critical time in American life, Parker J. Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to deal with our political tensions for the sake of the common good, without the shouting, blaming or defaming so common in our politics today.  A book for all who care about democracy, no matter what their politic convitions.

November 18, 2013

Crisis Europe: Is a State of Emergency Transforming the European Union?

Is the economic crisis the cause or merely the occasion for changes to the European Union?

November 04, 2013

Anatomy of a Cannibal: New Research Analyzes Ancient French Neanderthals

From: American Journal of Physical Anthropology

November 04, 2013

Pork & Talk: How to Measure the Psychological Impact of China’s Progress

From: American Journal of Human Biology

November 04, 2013

Study Assesses Work–Life Balance By Gender and Nationality

From: Applied Psychology

October 15, 2013

Alcohol-related violence: Is “glassing” the big issue?

Contrary to public perception, “glassing” incidents, particularly at licensed venues, constitute a relatively small proportion of all alcohol-related violence.

October 02, 2013

Factions, Reactions and the Closure of Attractions: Explaining the Federal Shutdown

U.S political experts Rick Wilson and James L. Perry explain the state of the union’s budget problems

October 01, 2013

International Experts Question Long Term Success of Millennium Development Goals

From: Institute of Development Studies Bulletin

September 13, 2013

2013 Unorthodox Prize goes to Evidence Aid

Disasters affect millions of people and cost billions of dollars, but people affected and those trying to help them don’t always have good access to the best information on what they might do. Evidence Aid will change this. It has just been awarded the 2013 Unorthodox Prize, for an extraordinary and innovative approach to improving the lives of the world’s most disadvantaged people.

September 02, 2013

The ‘Obama Generation’ Holds the Most Liberal Racial Attitudes in American History

Political Psychologyreveals how the 'Obama generation' has the most liberal attitudes to race

August 19, 2013

New English Legal Literature Helps Mining Companies in Indonesia Unravel Mass Legal Red Tape

The first and only legal reference work in the English language relating to mining laws and regulations in the booming Indonesian mining sector

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