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The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since Plato. But now there is research suggesting that, to a striking degree, we tend to pick friends who are genetically similar to us in ways that go
A pair of researchers have explored the biological influence behind human friendship. (John Minchillo/Invision via AP) July 14 at 3:00 PM Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has
If your friend, lover, or colleague has an ever-expanding waistline, then you better look out for yours. That's according to breakthroughs in network science, a fast-growing field that studies how our real-life social networks as in our friends,
Invalid E-mail address Add a personal message: (80 character limit) Your E-mail: Invalid E-mail address Sending your article The thing is, not all screens are so traditional anymore...The problem, he says, is that when the AAP started writing the
The first WE Summit as it is, it is themed as "Way to Evolve". World-class Internet pioneers and cross-border innovators have been invited to the summit on Sunday. [Photo / Xinhua]
Re Let's Shake Up the Social Sciences (Gray Matter, Sunday Review, July 21): As members of a longstanding interdisciplinary social science department (anthropology, history, psychology, sociology), we take strong exception to Nicholas A.
V A recent study found that parents concerned about the impact the television has on their children have a powerful tool at their disposal the remote control. Researchers concluded that switching programs from violent, sexually-suggestive ones to
The randomized control trial of 820 families included behaviour evaluations of the kids at six months and a year after the intervention. Before the study, all the kids had about an hour and a half of TV, video or computer game watching a day.
Teaching parents to switch channels from violent shows to educational TV can improve preschoolers' behavior, even without getting them to watch less, a study found. The results were modest and faded over time, but may hold promise for finding ways to
Counseling parents on the health risks of too much TV time for their toddlers doesn't seem to help break the TV habit. Researchers thought that educating parents about the dangers of excess screen time, with suggestions on how to reduce it, would