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Economist publishes research on traffic camera effectiveness

Between 300 and 400 cities in the U.S. employ traffic camera programs, according to Montana State University assistant professor Justin Gallagher. Even so, there has long been debate over whether the programs are effective ...

New study shows real-time stress reaction to racism

A new study by researchers from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Texas at Austin provides more evidence that the stress of racism contributes to health problems among people of color.

Study: Countering hate on social media

The rise of online hate speech is a disturbing, growing trend in countries around the world, with serious psychological consequences and the potential to impact, and even contribute to, real-world violence. Citizen-generated ...

Philosophical thoughts for the future

Science, philosophy, and religion all attempt to distill the essence of reality, the essence of being—albeit from very different points of departure. Writing in the International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy, ...

Why the 'extreme intoxication' defence is dangerous for women

"Extreme intoxication" is used as a defense by people who commit crimes of violence after becoming highly intoxicated. If successful, the defense results in full acquittal. An aggressor will not be held criminally responsible ...

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