r/science 4d ago Wholesome Narwhal Salute I'll Drink to That Lawyer Up Mind Blown

Social Science Study shows when comparing students who have identical subject-specific competence, teachers are more likely to give higher grades to girls.

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r/science 1d ago Wholesome I'll Drink to That Super Heart Eyes

Social Science More US adults carrying loaded handguns daily, study finds

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Social Science White South-African students who were randomly allocated to share a dorm room with black students were less likely to express negative stereotypes of Blacks and more likely to form interracial friendships, while the black students improved their GPA, passed more exams and had lower dropout rates.

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r/science 28d ago Take My Energy Bravo!

Social Science Columbia Study Finds Mass School Shootings Are Not Caused by Mental Illness

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Social Science Having more time to oneself is the top reported benefit of being single, study finds

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Social Science People Who Identify as ‘Gamers’ More Prone to Racist, Sexist Behavior: Study

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r/science Oct 27 '22 Take My Energy

Social Science Republican Party lost core supporters after the attack on Capitol

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r/science 28d ago All-Seeing Upvote

Social Science After the city of Atlanta banned use of scooters and e-bikes from 9pm to 4am, average evening commute times increased by 10.5% — 37% during large events — due to increased traffic congestion, resulting from a significant substitution of micromobility devices for personal vehicles.

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Social Science Black students are substantially more likely to graduate from high school and enroll in college if they were assigned to at least one black teacher in in grades K–3.

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r/science Oct 07 '22 LOVE! Silver Helpful All-Seeing Upvote

Social Science A qualitative study of an incel discussion board says that incels justify their misogyny by seeing themselves as victims of women.

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r/science 27d ago Wait What?

Social Science Pedestrians give panhandler more than twice as much money when he wears a suit versus jeans, experiment finds

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r/science 24d ago Silver Wholesome Narwhal Salute Go Vote!

Social Science Same-sex married couples cope with stress more positively and collaboratively than different-sex couples, and women married to men report more negative support — meaning that their spouses react ambivalently or even hostilely in response to stress — than women married to women

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r/science 11d ago Wholesome

Social Science In the 2016 election in the US, residents of black neighborhoods waited 29% longer to vote and were 74% more likely to spend 30+ minutes at their polling place (relative to white neighborhoods). This disparity holds when comparing white and black polling places within the same states and counties.

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Social Science Data from 35 million traffic stops show that the probability that a stopped driver is Black increases by 5.74% after Trump 2016 campaign rallies. "The effect is immediate, specific to Black drivers, lasts for up to 60 days after the rally, and is not justified by changes in driver behavior."

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r/science Oct 09 '22 Heartwarming

Social Science Presence of BLM protests was not significantly associated with increases in voter registrations in 2020, an analysis of 2136 US counties finds.

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r/science Oct 06 '22 Silver Masterpiece

Social Science Lower empathy partially explains why political conservatism is associated with riskier pandemic lifestyles

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r/science 3d ago

Social Science Study on more than 250 children over five years found that letting children use phones at an early age was not linked to problems; nor was giving them phones when they were older

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r/science 7d ago I'll Drink to That

Social Science Local alcohol availability related to child maltreatment. A study in Sacramento found that having one more off-premises alcohol outlet in a census tract was related to 13.5% more substantiated cases of child abuse and neglect in that area.

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r/science Oct 22 '22 Wholesome Seal of Approval

Social Science Teaching children self-regulation (how to manage their attention and impulses) in primary school has a positive long-term effect on their later educational success.

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r/science Sep 25 '22 Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Bravo! Silver Helpful

Social Science Study found that who avoids the news do it in part because they anticipate news will make them anxious without being relevant to their lives, resulting in limited engagement with news, and by extension, civic and political affairs

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r/science 27d ago Helpful

Social Science A significant reduction in childhood poverty could cut criminal convictions by almost a quarter, according to a study conducted in Brazil.

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r/science Oct 12 '22 Plus One

Social Science Children who tell blunt truths, as opposed to lying, are judged more harshly by adults, study finds

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r/science Sep 28 '22 Take My Energy

Social Science Police in the U.S. deal with more diverse, distressed and aggrieved populations and are involved in more incidents involving firearms, but they average only five months of classroom training, study finds

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r/science Oct 20 '22

Social Science Sexual assault-related ER visits increased more than tenfold since 2006, study finds

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r/science 15d ago

Social Science Data from 62 countries provides evidence for a double standard in gender rules

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