Source: U.S. News and World ReportA new Pew Research Center survey shows Republicans and Democrats have sharply different views on the state of gender equality in the United States.
Source: Psych CentralNew research finds the effects of schizophrenia are widespread with the disease affecting neural wiring in all areas of the brain. The finding overturns the theory that schizophrenia manifests due to communication issues in only the prefrontal and temporal lobes.
Source: Yahoo News - ScienceThis experimental robot’s language skills are way cooler and way more useful. In a few years, it could even help deaf and hearing children learn their first language. It’s based off a 3D-printed robot, an algorithm based on neural and thermal scans, and a computer screen with an avatar that uses American Sign Language at a certain, optimal pace.
Source: Social Psychology Network NewsElizabeth Levy Paluck, a professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University, has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship.
Source: Medical News TodayWhen it comes to spending money, mothers may favor their daughters, while fathers tend to favor their sons. These are the results of four new experiments.
Source: Psych CentralProvocative new research discovers children living in neighborhoods where incomes are low and fewer adults have bachelor’s degrees, are less likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder compared to kids from more affluent neighborhoods.
Source: MSNBC - International NewsIn order to legally change their gender in Eastern Europe, many trans people are subjected to mandatory sterilization and a mental illness diagnosis.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportA national survey finds that most employers have effective programs for accommodating workers with disabilities, but they often overlook recruiting and training practices that could expand employment opportunities.
Source: U.S. News and World Report"Even though they smoke more than the general population, smokers with high psychological distress have been smoking less and trying to quit more, as the overall level of smoking has decreased," said study author Margarete Kulik.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportAzerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia have all unjustly arrested dozens of people during anti-gay crackdowns in recent weeks, subjecting many to mistreatment in custody, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.
Source: Yahoo News - ScienceOver the last few years, women have come forward in the sciences, trucking, retail, tech, and many other industries to tell their stories of harassment and assault on the job or at school.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportDepression and anxiety disorders cost the global economy some $1 trillion each year in lost productivity.
Source: Psych CentralChildren who are exposed to air pollution on the walk between home and school are at greater risk of cognitive damage, according to a new Spanish study led by the […].
Source: Psych CentralIn the first study that shows how couples spend time on a minute by minute basis, researchers found evidence that gender equality is more hype than substance, even among highly educated couples.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportScientists call for rigorous research to back up mindfulness marketing claims.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe debate over removing Confederate symbols from college campuses has prompted fresh questions about university benefactors whose ties to slavery or white supremacy flew under the radar in decades past.
Source: U.S. News and World ReportThe oldest age group is growing, but its supply of psychological support is dwindling.
Source: BBC News - UK PoliticsAn audit of how public services treat ethnic minorities and white working class people is to be released.
Source: MSNBC - International NewsA transgender man in Botswana must be legally recognized as male in his official government documents, the country's highest court ruled.