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'Fake news' increases consumer demands for corporate action

New research finds that "fake news" inspires consumers to demand corrective action from companies—even if the company is a victim of the fake news story. The study also supports the idea that most people feel they are better ...

Consumers react to coronavirus crisis, increasingly move online

Consumers with family obligations, people older than 35, business owners and Democrats were more likely to be extremely concerned about Coronavirus in mid March, just as the U.S. response and news about the virus was ramping ...

After COVID-19: Recalibrating the American educational system

The closure of schools mid-semester and the transition to online learning have forced a great reckoning in American education. As with the health care sector, the education system stands to be profoundly transformed by the ...

Ease up on e-learning expectations for kids

You may have seen the Israeli mom's video rant about the intensity of the workload of her four children during online learning: "If we don't die of Corona, we'll die of distance learning!"

Are populist leaders a liability during COVID-19?

The rise of populism around the world—such as in the United States, Brazil and Indonesia—has partly contributed to the global failure to adequately respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and has led the world into a recession ...

Disagreements help team perception, study finds

Team disagreements might be the key to helping soldiers identify objects in battle, researchers say. While studies on combat identification typically focus on how technology can help identify enemy forces, researchers sought ...

Coronavirus is not the 'great equalizer'—race matters

One of the first stories to use race-based data to talk about the risk that Black communities face because of COVID-19 came on March 30 from the Charlotte Observer. The article said Black residents in Mecklenburg County, ...

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Education
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Social Sciences
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Social Sciences
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Economics & Business
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Economics & Business
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Social Sciences
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Economics & Business
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Social Sciences
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Education
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Education
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Social Sciences
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General Physics
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Astronomy
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Earth Sciences
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Earth Sciences
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Bio & Medicine
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Astronomy
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Condensed Matter
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Cell & Microbiology
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Ecology
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