A new analysis of Facebook comments show how social media and identity can lead to hate and dehumanization of other people, step by step.
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"When people base their self-worth on financial success, they experience feelings of pressure and a lack of autonomy..."
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In 2016, Russian trolls used pro- and anti-vaccine messages to target Americans. That has scientists worried about how they'll use COVID-19.
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Toxic masculinity can keep you from bonding with others and make you more socially isolated as you age. That's bad for your health.
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The urban-rural poltiical divide in the United States may go back to where we live, and how many other people we live near, new research shows.
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Interactions between people from advantaged and disadvataged groups can influence people's sense of inequality and support for social change.
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To get people who deny the human causes of climate change to change their mind, you might want to embrace their views rather than try to get around them.
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Cisgender children tend to gravitate toward the toys, clothing, and friendships stereotypically linked with that gender. Transgender children do the same, research finds.
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New research suggests joke-tellers should stay in their lane. In-group jokes land better than when the joke-teller mocks a group to which they don't belong.
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"One takeaway here is that the process of sexual identity development is quite nuanced for a lot of teens."
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