Archive: 03/12/2008

Stereotypes, bias and personnel decisions

In an article in the December issue of the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Frank J. Landy questions research that is said to demonstrate that stereotypes about social groups bias personnel decisions. He ...

dateDec 03, 2008 in Other
shares0 comments 0

Understanding the daily variation

For over two centuries, meteorologists were puzzled by the observation that atmospheric pressure in the tropics peaks at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. nearly every day. In the late 1960s, a theory was proposed that these surface pressure ...

dateDec 03, 2008 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 1

Managing carbon loss

As the United States continues to develop alternative energy methods and push towards energy independence, cellulosic-based ethanol has emerged as one of the most commercially viable technologies. Corn stover remains the ...

dateDec 03, 2008 in Earth Sciences
shares0 comments 0

Invasive garden ants as new pest insects in Europe

Northern Europe has so far been free from invasive pest ants, but it seems just a matter of time until Lasius neglectus, a new ant that was discovered in 1990, will reach these latitudes and wreak havoc in parks and gardens ...

dateDec 03, 2008 in
shares0 comments 0