Research reveals Germans born after the fall of the Berlin Wall suffered from bad parenting
Children born in East Germany shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall suffered from poor parenting from "risk loving" mothers and were 40 per cent more likely to commit crimes as adults according to a new ...
How people respond to a catastrophe on social media
When an earthquake hits, it makes more than just seismic waves. Extreme events such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and terrorist attacks also produce waves of immediate online social interactions, in the form ...
Making cities more accessible for everyone
Ron Buliung's interest in urban design initially started with his travels to Europe and India where he saw how different cities dealt with issues such as space, wealth, poverty, street life, congestion and ...
Scientists show IQs on the rise
(Phys.org) —Human intelligence is thought to improve with each generation and a unique study of people born and raised in Aberdeen has proved that those in north-east Scotland are getting smarter.
Youth snap parents into political-rearing mode, says study
Parents are more reactive than proactive when providing political influence and opportunities for their children, according to a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
Volunteering in Australia worth $290 billion a year
The monetary value of volunteering in Australia is worth much more than originally calculated, new figures from Flinders University researcher Lisel O'Dwyer show.
Researcher studies why gender-based violence persists in Namibia
When the Parliament of Namibia passed the Combating of Rape Act in 2000, it was seen as progressive legislation to combat gender-based violence in a nation scarred by the effects of war in the shadow of apartheid.
Researchers find homelessness is declining
Homelessness across the United States continues to decline, according to a new report to Congress co-authored by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.
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