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Right to remain silent not understood by many suspects

Movies and TV shows often depict crime with a police officer handcuffing a suspect and warning him that he has the right to remain silent. While those warnings may appear clear-cut, almost 1 million criminal cases may be ...

dateAug 05, 2011 in Other
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New ways to reduce bullying and youth violence

Many children and adolescents suffer physically and mentally from being bullied or physically attacked and threatened by their peers. A conference at Cambridge University will bring together researchers from across Europe ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Angels and demons

No country's legal system is made with children in mind, but that has not stopped large numbers of children from becoming involved with it. Last year alone, an astonishing 50,000 children testified in UK courts for one reason ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Researchers measure the value of a smile

( -- Researchers at Bangor University have placed an economic value on a smile, demonstrating scientifically the effect that a genuine smile can have on our decision-making. The psychologists call this ‘social ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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