Online images may be turning back the clock on gender bias

A picture is worth a thousand words, as the saying goes, and research has shown that the human brain does indeed better retain information from images than from text. These days, we are taking in more visual content than ...

Uncovering the green miracle of urbanization

Between 1990 and 2005, the national average urban fractional vegetation cover (FVC) decreased from 0.38 to 0.35 due to the increase in floor area ratio and impervious surface in urban areas. The decline is particularly pronounced ...

The growing influence of Gen Z in the workforce

Dr. David Drewery is the associate director of the Work-Learn Institute—a research, education and consulting unit at the University of Waterloo that advances work-integrated learning programs for employers and higher education ...

How using your phone at work helps to balance your home life

You might not think twice about using your phone while you're at work. Maybe you need to send a quick message to a family member or a friend, or catch up on the news. Then there's that dental appointment which needs to be ...

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