Stereotypes may stifle some harassment claims

People in a new study deemed the sexual harassment claims of "prototypical" women more credible, which raises the question of who gets silenced.

Kim Eckart-Washington • futurity
yesterday ~9 min

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Connections to Trump paid off for companies

Companies with connections to President Trump experienced some better business and less regulation, new research finds.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~4 min

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Expert decodes Trump talk, Q codes, and road to insurrection

The co-editor of a book on Trump's language deciphers the "foreboding, apocalyptic" language that preceded the January 6 breach of the Capitol.

Jarret Bencks-Brandeis • futurity
Jan. 14, 2021 ~11 min

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NRA supporters feel conflicted after mass shootings

Following mass shootings, supporters of the National Rifle Association report extremely mixed emotions about the organization.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

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Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

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‘Horse-race’ coverage may hinder Senate candidates

News coverage focused on strategy over policy can hinder the success of candidates in US Senate races, research finds.

Noelle Toumey Reetz-Georgia State • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~6 min

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Child marriage is still happening in Canada

Although Canada works to end child marriage abroad, new research finds that it remains surprisingly common at home.

Shirley Cardenas-McGill • futurity
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

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Being a mom isn’t why most women support gun control laws

Moms are no more likely to support stricter gun control than other women, a new study shows.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Jan. 11, 2021 ~5 min

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6 tips for sticking with your New Year’s Resolutions

Research on self-awareness and motivation can help you stick with your New Year's resolutions. Here are six tips to help you keep going.

Michele Berger-Penn • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~9 min

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Law prof.: Mob attack at US Capitol was ‘insurrection’

"The takeover of the US Capitol... incited by the president of the United States and his agents, was terrorism, insurrection, and an attempted violent coup."

Neil Schoenherr-WUSTL • futurity
Jan. 8, 2021 ~5 min

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