Does proximity to protest sites affect people's political attitudes?

Urban protests that involve occupying public spaces can be effective for conveying protesters' messages and gaining wider support, but it's thought that they may backfire if they severely disrupt the everyday lives of non-participants. ...

Adding a 'decoy option' may give extra boost to crowdfunding

Imagine walking into an ice cream shop and scanning your options. A sugar cone with one scoop is $3. A second scoop comes out to $4, but for just 50 cents more, you can get a large waffle cone with three scoops. Some people ...

You are 'what you eat,' but you are not 'where you live'

Genetic studies of the past 20 years have extensively shown how, across human populations worldwide, the majority of genetic differences are encountered at the individual rather than at the population level. Two random humans ...

People around the world like the same kinds of smells

What smells we like or dislike is primarily determined by the structure of the particular odor molecule. A collaborative study involving researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, and the University of Oxford, UK, shows ...

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