Social Sciences and Psychology

Who does what better: a non-binary view

Psychology - Apr 9

A research team led by UdeM's Robert-Paul Juster has shown that performance on some cognitive tasks is better predicted by gender identity than by sex assigned at birth. Many studies have found sex differences in cognitive abilities. In general, women outperform men on verbal and fine motor tasks, while men outperform women on spatial orientation and mental rotation tasks.

Sport - Apr 8

A friendly pat on the back can improve performance in basketball

Sport

A free throw in basketball will have every eye glued to one person. It's an intensely stressful situation. A research team led by the University of Basel studied whether a friendly tap on the shoulder increases the odds of making a shot.

Connection the key to retaining rural GPs

Social Sciences

A supportive workplace, work-life balance and a connection to rural communities are all key to retaining doctors in rural and remote areas of Austr

Netflix misses the mark by trivializing teenagers’ pain

Social Sciences

UCalgary-led research discovers movies and TV series aimed at adolescents reinforce gender and racialized pain stereotypes.

For Professional Women, Having High-Status Connections Can Backfire

New research conducted in China and the United States suggests that having high-status connections can backfire for women. The study, by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan, appears in  Organization Science.

Netflix trivialising teenagers’ pain - new study

Social Sciences

New analysis of adolescent TV and film on Netflix suggests that too often it shows misleading depictions of pain.

Politics - Apr 5

A new socio-ecological class conflict?

Politics

The climate crisis, farmers' protests, the rise of right-wing parties, ongoing disputes in government, wars in Ukraine and the Middle East: the cri

Puppets could offer valuable support for autistic teenagers

Social Sciences

Puppets could potentially provide autistic teens with a tool to communicate, express their identity and interact socially in ways that are uniquely th

Characterizing social networks

A new method to measure homophily in large group interactions offers insights into how groups might interact in the future.

Politics - Apr 1

An up-close look at pro-democracy conservatives

Report provides up-close look at pro-democracy conservatives

Psychology - Mar 28

Employees keep home distractions at bay by using their working memory

Study: What happens at home stays at home: The Vegas rule for work depends on working memory. Are family challenges distracting you at work, making your job feel demanding and stressful? You're not alone.

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Social Sciences - 24.11.2023
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Environment - 10.04
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