Understanding grandparent–grandchild 'investment'
Biological grandparents are more likely to invest in their grandchildren on a regular basis than non-biological grandparents, an Edith Cowan University (ECU) study has found.
Researchers find people pay more at auctions if they believe a celebrity touched items
New study of hunter-gatherers suggests social networks sparked evolution of cooperation
Ancient humans may not have had the luxury of updating their Facebook status, but social networks were nevertheless an essential component of their lives, a new study suggests.
Guns aren't the only things killing cops
The public does not realize—in fact, police themselves may not realize—that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on "Law and Order."
Remedial courses fail bachelor's degree seekers, but boost those in associate's programs
Taking remedial courses at the four-year college level may hold students back from earning their bachelor's degrees, but at the community college level remedial education can help earn an associate's degree, according to ...
Hi-tech innovation gauges science learning in preschoolers
Researchers are blending technology with nature, as they present details on an iPad application to examine how young children are learning science skills in nature-themed outdoor play settings. Alan Wight, a doctoral candidate ...
Researcher finds that poverty's 'cognitive cost' translates to as many as ten IQ points
For people struggling to live paycheck-to-paycheck, daily life can sometimes seem like a gauntlet of impossible-to-answer questions – Can I afford to put food on the table? Will I make rent this month? What will happen ...
Economists find in large groups, money facilitates cooperation
Study shows cultural flow may be slower than genetic divergence
Simulations show early farming might have caught on due to development of property rights
Study shows voter turnout can be increased with simple word change
Marie Curie, go home: Science faculty study shows bias
Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have had Jewish ancestry, DNA analysis finds
Nazi leader Adolf Hitler's wife Eva Braun may have been of Jewish descent according to DNA analysis carried out for a British television documentary, the makers said Saturday.