Being 'laid off' leads to a decade of distrust

People who lose their jobs are less willing to trust others for up to a decade after being laid-off, according to new research from The University of Manchester.

Hypermancer reveals social chatter insights in real–time

A new social media monitoring tool developed at The University of Queensland will help journalists, bloggers and public relations practitioners find out what the public is really saying about people, brands and trends while ...

Black Republicans put most faith in US government

Black Republicans trust the United States government more than other political groups, finds a new study from the University of British Columbia, ahead of the mid-term U.S. elections to be held on November 4.

The unexpected benefits of adjustable rate mortgages

Using loan level data matched to consumer credit records, researchers have been able to determine that a reduction in mortgage payments of as little as $150 a month spurred a reduction in mortgage defaults and an increase ...

Complaining in everyday conversations

When was the last time you went through an entire day either not complaining or hearing a friend, colleague or family member whining about one thing or another? More likely than not the answer is probably never.

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