How chimps deal with death: Studies offer rare glimpses

Two studies in the April 27th issue of Current Biology offer rare glimpses into the ways that chimpanzees deal with the deaths of those closest to them. In one case, researchers describe the final hours and moment of death ...

Understanding creativity, across sectors and across cultures

Just what is creativity? While most of us have an idea of what the word means, a clear and simple definition is not so easy to agree on. Variously defined as the ability to generate new ideas, make new connections and solve ...

Kids show cultural gender bias

(PhysOrg.com) -- Talk about gender confusion! A recent study by University of Alberta researchers Elena Nicoladis and Cassandra Foursha-Stevenson in the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology into whether speaking French influenced ...

Psychology professor links cultural identities, educational success

(PhysOrg.com) -- In her new book, UC Santa Cruz psychology professor Catherine R. Cooper examines how culturally diverse youth can develop pathways to college without losing ties to their families, peers, and cultural communities. ...

Can discrimination contribute to feelings of radicalization?

Muslim immigrants who feel marginalized and discriminated against in countries that expect them to integrate into their culture and society are more likely to experience psychological threats to their own significance that ...

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