News tagged with social ties

Women are 'socially' networked, study shows

( -- Bloggers and other social network users are more likely to share knowledge online where the qualities of trust, strong social ties and reciprocity are present, according to a study forthcoming in the Journal ...

dateJan 11, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Neighborhoods can have depressing effect on health, study

( -- The nation's poverty rate climbed to 14.3 percent -- the highest level since 1994 -- according to the Census Bureau's annual report on the economic well-being of U.S. households. That means one in seven Americans ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Health
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Promises come at a price

Be careful what you promise people. You are not just obliging yourself to keep your promises; other people will hold you to account for them as well. Dutch-sponsored researcher Manuela Vieth investigated how the behaviour ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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