research


Gay study a “mountain of fabrication”

Michael Cook | 22 May 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: fraud, homosexuality, research, same-sex marriage


You’re not alone in having fake friends. Science researchers do too

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Dec 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: Internet use, research, science journals


Do people prefer the pain of electric shocks to being alone? Yes.

Denyse O'Leary | 7 Jul 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: loneliness, research, social media


Demography on campus

Shannon Roberts | 16 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: media, overpopulation, research


Understanding the aging body

Shannon Roberts | 22 December 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: aging population, research, workforce


Hope for parents with autistic children

William West | 18 January 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: autism, research
New research indicates that some children with autism may be able to lead a more normal life than previously thought.


The benefits of gratitude

Ashley Crouch | 05 December 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: gratitude, research, Thanksgiving


Ignorance: innocent or inexcusable

Katie Hinderer | 28 September 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: ignorance, politics, research


SM: Easier access to research, documents

Katie Hinderer | 09 April 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: Obamacare, research, social media, statistics


Cognitive function enhancing video games? Hmmm

Mariette Ulrich | 19 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, research, video games
Do action video games make you smarter? Some research says, yes.


Adoption works well

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 December 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, research
Adoption has been under attack in recent decades and has almost disappeared within western countries as an option for a mother who is not in a position to bring up her child. Perhaps it was often handled badly in the past, but family scholar Pat Fagan has found solid evidence that adoption works well for children.


NZ study will keep tabs on 7000 children

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 November 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: human development, New Zealand, research
The first results from a New Zealand cohort study were published over the weekend with great fanfare, the first NZ Herald headline reading, “40pc of pregnancies unplanned”. I think we were meant to be shocked rather than delighted at the lack of calculation behind so many births.


How do you say “crocodile tears” in Spanish?

Michael Cook | 05 October 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Guatemala, research, STDs, Tuskagee
Sixty years ago US researchers infected 696 Guatemalans with syphilis. Today, poverty and ignorance are still being exploited there.


The other story about same-sex parenting

Walter R. Schumm | 29 June 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: research, same-sex parenting
Research showing the risks of lesbian and gay parenting is ignored in the race to make a political case.


The perils of dishonest science

Margaret Somerville | 12 February 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: autism, research
A controversial article linking autism with vaccinations continues to do immense damage.


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