News tagged with circumstances

New data allows for unique conflict research

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. Today, the Uppsala ...

dateDec 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Hypothetical questions can influence behavior

( -- With the election cycle now underway, many Americans will be responding to political polls about who they support in the races for president and other offices. But can the poll questions themselves influence ...

dateSep 20, 2011 in Social Sciences
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How to Set Achievable Wellness Goals

( -- Small decisions, made throughout the day, are reflected in overall health and wellness. These decisions help achieve countless goals every day. Wellness goals can be as small as “I’m going to get eight ...

dateDec 11, 2009 in Health
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Discrimination takes its toll on Black women

Racial discrimination is a major threat to African American women's mental health. It undermines their view of themselves as masters of their own life circumstances and makes them less psychologically resilient and more prone ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Health
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