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New study to examine Aussie English

A new study of Australian English is trying to find out if Australians all sound the same, or if people speak differently in the country compared to cities or across the states.

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Is generosity essential to human existence?

When Dennis ole Sonkoi was a child he never gave much thought to sharing. Growing up in Kenya as part of the Maasai community – a pastoral group of herdsmen that travels throughout Kenya and Tanzania – ...

dateMar 04, 2015 in Social Sciences
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The rise of the new celebrity scientists

Are you wondering how a biopic about a scientist, The Theory of Everything, garnered five Oscar nominations - or even got made in the first place? American University's School of Communication professor Declan ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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How much math, science homework is too much?

When it comes to adolescents with math and science homework, more isn't necessarily better—an hour a day is optimal—but doing it alone and regularly produces the biggest knowledge gain, according to research ...

dateMar 23, 2015 in Social Sciences
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