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January 28, 2014
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Cohabitation Plays ‘Major Role’ in Number of Long-Term Relationships

Large numbers of cohabiters leave their mark, study finds COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new national study provides surprising evidence of how cohabitation contributes to the number of long-term relationships lasting eight years or longer. It is well-known that couples who … Continue reading

May 13, 2012
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Income Inequality Leads to More U.S. Deaths, Study Finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new study provides the best evidence to date that higher levels of income inequality in the United States actually lead to more deaths in the country over a period of years. The findings suggest that income … Continue reading

April 30, 2012
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Mutltitasking May Hurt Your Performance, But It Makes You Feel Better

COLUMBUS, Ohio – People aren’t very good at media multitasking – like reading a book while watching TV – but do it anyway because it makes them feel good, a new study suggests. The findings provide clues as to why … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Preschoolers’ Reading Skills Benefit From One Modest Change by Teachers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found. That small change involves making specific references to print in … Continue reading

March 25, 2012
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Most Americans Save Only About Half of Their Inheritances, Study Finds

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new national study suggests that adults who receive an inheritance save only about half of what they receive, while spending, donating or losing the rest. The results are good news for retailers, restaurant owners and people … Continue reading

March 7, 2012
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Study: With the Right Photo, Your Facebook Text Profile Hardly Matters

COLUMBUS, Ohio – In most cases, your profile photo on Facebook tells viewers what they need to know to form an impression of you – no words are necessary, new research suggests. College students who viewed a Facebook photo of … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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Rock, Pop, White Power: How Music Influences Support For Ethnic Groups

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Just a few minutes of listening to mainstream rock music was enough to influence white college students to favor a student group catering mostly to whites over groups serving other ethnic and racial groups, a new study … Continue reading

February 14, 2012
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Scared of a Younger Rival? Not for Some Male Songbirds

COLUMBUS, Ohio — When mature male white-crowned sparrows duel to win a mate or a nesting territory, a young bird just doesn’t get much respect. Researchers found that older male white-crowned sparrows don’t put much of a fight when they … Continue reading