7 tips to cope with kids stuck at home this summer

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed what summer will look like for familes across the United States. These tips for parents can help kids at home cope.

Noelle Toumey Reetz-Georgia State • futurity
today ~6 min

Tags: society-and-culture covid-19 emotions parents

42% of jobs lost during COVID-19 may not come back

New data show just how bad the job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic shutdown may be for workers.

U. Chicago • futurity
May 22, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: featured society-and-culture business covid-19 economics jobs united-states

Gender quotas in India had unintended effects

Gender quotas enshrined in the Indian constitution appear to have lowered the representation of other underrepresented groups.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
May 22, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: society-and-culture gender india politics socioeconomic-status

How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with coworkers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: society-and-culture communication fatigue internet jobs perception social-lives

How you can avoid ‘Zoom fatigue’

Many of us are using Zoom to stay connected with co-workers, family, and friends during the coronavirus pandemic. But too much an lead to "Zoom fatigue."

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: society-and-culture communication fatigue internet jobs perception social-lives

Reading your partner’s emotions can backfire

Reading your partner's emotions can be good for the relationship, but not when contempt and anger come into play, research finds.

Sandra Knispel-U. Rochester • futurity
May 21, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: featured society-and-culture anger emotions perception relationships social-lives

How social media normalize hate and dehumanization

A new analysis of Facebook comments show how social media and identity can lead to hate and dehumanization of other people, step by step.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
May 20, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: society-and-culture facebook identity politics rhetoric social-media

Doing good for other people is contagious

When we see someone helping another person, it makes us more likely to do something helpful, too. The new research could apply to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UT Austin • futurity
May 20, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: society-and-culture altruism social-lives well-being

Will dine-in restaurants survive the pandemic?

Restaurants may look very different after COVID-19. Besides changing the way we eat out, the pandemic may be the end for many restaurants, an expert says.

Katherine Gianni-Boston University • futurity
May 19, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: society-and-culture business covid-19 food jobs restaurants social-lives

New places and experiences might make you happier

"...people feel happier when they have more variety in their daily routines—when they go to novel places and have a wider array of experiences."

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
May 18, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: society-and-culture brains emotions happiness location

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