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April 1, 2018
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Why do People Cheat? UMD Research Identifies 8 Motivating Factors

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Infidelity in a relationship can be costly—personally, financially and socially—yet it remains an exceedingly common occurrence. New research led by the University of Maryland Department of Psychology provides a comprehensive list of the main reasons people … Continue reading

November 10, 2015
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Did grandmas make people pair up?

Human longevity from grandmothering tied to human coupling If you are in a special relationship with another person, thank grandma – not just yours, but all grandmothers since humans evolved.

July 22, 2014
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Sociologist Robert Crutchfield examines the relationship between work and crime in ‘Get a Job’

In his new book, “Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime,” University of Washington sociologist Robert Crutchfield takes on the popular notion that the unemployed are more likely to commit crimes. A former juvenile probation officer and parole … Continue reading

February 12, 2014
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Are you really going to eat that?

New book by UCLA psychologists shows couples how to team up to lose weight, get healthier After analyzing thousands of hours of video recordings of married couples talking with each other about their health, two UCLA psychology professors were shocked … Continue reading

January 22, 2014
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Enjoying life helps to keep you healthy

People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in their daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study led by Professor Andrew Steptoe (UCL Epidemiology … Continue reading

December 23, 2013
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The long game: New book probes the uneasy future of China’s relationship with the United States

TORONTO, ON – The global financial crisis accelerated China’s rise in the world economy, disrupting a post-cold war status quo in which the United States was the world’s largest and most dynamic economy and undisputed super power. The world economic order is … Continue reading

February 9, 2013
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Where Cultural Traditions Meet Cutting-Edge Care

American Indian communities in northern Michigan are improving health care for tribal elders with help from a Michigan State University program that blends their cultural traditions with the latest medical research. It’s part of the Geriatric Education Center of Michigan, … Continue reading