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Friendship is mainly about 'me, me and me'

Young people mainly select their friends according to the image they have of another person, irrespective of whether the person concerned actually satisfies that image. Dutch researcher Maarten Selfhout has demonstrated that ...

dateOct 23, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Non-nuclear families function, too

The conventional family has changed over the past decade. According to a new study by the Working Group on Adolescence of the Andalusian Society of Family and Community Medicine, which has been published in the Spanish journal ...

dateOct 19, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Mom and dad as financial advisors

Why are so many students deep in debt before they finish college, only to take on more debt as they begin their careers? The answer may be found by looking at the social forces that shape the attitudes and behaviors of today's ...

dateJul 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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