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Ashley Mears on the Global Party Circuit
Research
June 1, 2020

Ashley Mears on the Global Party Circuit

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AI Tool Guides Researchers to Coronavirus Insights
Innovation
May 13, 2020

AI Tool Guides Researchers to Coronavirus Insights

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Compendium of Research Funders’ Impact Requirements
Academic Funding
April 23, 2020

Compendium of Research Funders’ Impact Requirements

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How Researchers, Instructors, and Students Can Practice Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Insights
April 14, 2020

How Researchers, Instructors, and Students Can Practice Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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We Should Talk About ‘Distant Socializing’ Instead of ‘Social Distancing’

We Should Talk About ‘Distant Socializing’ Instead of ‘Social Distancing’

The same technologies that people once blamed for tearing society apart might be our best chance of staying together during the COVID-19 outbreak, says Stanford’s Jamil Zaki.

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Twixt Duck and Rabbit: Psychological Biases and Bad Coronavirus Policy

Twixt Duck and Rabbit: Psychological Biases and Bad Coronavirus Policy

Crises rarely see human decision-making operating at its best. Politicians and policymakers have to make important decisions in unfamiliar circumstances, with vast gaps in the available information, and all in the full glare of public scrutiny. The psychology of decision making doesn’t just tell us a lot about the potential pitfalls in our own thinking – it alerts us to ways in which some of the world’s governments may go astray.

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Should We Welcome “CRediT Check?”

Should We Welcome “CRediT Check?”

Getting named on a journal article is the ultimate prize for an aspiring academic. Not only do they get the paper on their CV (which can literally be money in the bank), but once named, all the subsequent citations accrue to each co-author equally, no matter what their contribution.

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Free Webinar: How To Get Published!

Free Webinar: How To Get Published!

What can I do to increase the chances of having my paper accepted? How long does it take for an article to get published? Who are good contacts to reach out to for more information about my article along the way? How can I play a role in the dissemination of my paper? Our free webinar will guide you through the author journey, from beginning to end. Featuring Jessica Lipowski, Publishing Editor at SAGE, and a panel of Editors-in-Chief from various disciplines, including management, medicine, and health, this webinar will break down each step of the process and detail best practices for authors or those who want to be authors, as well as answer your questions about the process.

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Think You Love Your Valentine? Psychology Says Things May Be Complicated

Think You Love Your Valentine? Psychology Says Things May Be Complicated

Valentine cards are filled with expressions of unequivocal adoration and appreciation. That’s fitting for the holiday set aside to express love and reaffirm commitment to one’s romantic partner.

But what if there’s more going on below the surface of these adoring declarations? How might thoughts and feelings that people are not even aware of shape their romantic relationships?

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That Warm, Fuzzy Feeling Has a Name: Kama Muta

That Warm, Fuzzy Feeling Has a Name: Kama Muta

Being moved, touched, team pride, patriotism, being touched by the Spirit, burning in the bosom, the feels, or even nostalgia. Many names for what Alan Fiske and his colleagues have determined is one emotion. So theycoined a scientific term for it, ‘kama muta.’

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Analysis: A 10th of Climate Change Research Funding Goes to Social Science

Analysis: A 10th of Climate Change Research Funding Goes to Social Science

A new analysis published in the journal Energy Research & Social Science finds that funding for social science climate-change research is not only unhealthy but downright anemic at roughly 10 percent of the total spend. Meanwhile, total spending on climate-change research in total, regardless of discipline, comes to just 5 percent of all competitive research grants funded between 1950 and 2018.

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The Social Science of Gift Wrapping (Sloppy is Better!)

The Social Science of Gift Wrapping (Sloppy is Better!)

Does a beautiful presentation actually lead to a better-liked gift? Or is it the other way around? There happens to be some research on that …

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