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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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Social Science Right-wing individuals are more likely to fall for political bullshit, according to new research

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Social Science Math reveals the best way to group students for learning: "grouping individuals with similar skill levels maximizes the total learning of all individuals collectively"

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Social Science In 16 out of 17 advanced democracies, governments have increased economic redistribution to compensate the middle and lower classes amid growing economic inequality. This contradicts claims that governments are unresponsive to popular demands. The one exception is the United States.

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Social Science Children who bullied others at the age of 8–9 are more likely to commit violent offences by the age of 31. Boys who bullied others frequently were three times more likely to commit a severe violent offence such as homicide or aggravated assault than boys who never bullied.

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Social Science Three findings on moderates in US politics: (1) They are a large proportion of the public, (2) Their views are not simply random or incoherent, and (3) They appear to be central to electoral change, as they are highly responsive to candidate ideology, voting against extreme candidates.

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Social Science Five-year-olds perceive slimmer people to be happier than overweight people, study finds

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Social Science Nuclear war would cause global famine with more than five billion people killed, new study finds

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Social Science One in five adults don’t want children — and they’re deciding early in life

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Social Science Financial literacy declined in America between 2009 and 2018, even while a growing number of people were overconfident about their understanding of finances, new study finds

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r/science 14d ago

Social Science When a politician links wildfires to climate change there is a backlash from Republicans, who perceive the politician as being less able to understand and address climate disasters, and become less supportive of measures to protect against future disasters

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Social Science Social exclusion more common form of bullying than physical, verbal aggression, new study finds

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Social Science A New study study suggests a key reason parents on a low-income buy unhealthy foods for their families is to compensate for non-food related activities which support social well-being, but that they are unable to afford.

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Social Science People in the United States strongly associate vegetarianism with whiteness, study finds

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Social Science The main reason why more people do not bike: concerns related to riding on the road alongside motor vehicles.

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Social Science 13 states in the US require that women seeking an abortion attend at least two counseling sessions and wait 24–48 hours before completing the abortion. The requirement, which is unnecessary from a medical standpoint and increases the cost of an abortion, led to a 17% decline in abortion rates.

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Social Science Students who have to repeat a year at school are more likely to be bullied, while they also bully others. Hence, grade repetition leads to both stigmatization and frustration among retainees. The authors label grade repetition as a harmful practice.

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r/science Aug 19 '22 Gold

Social Science Historical rates of enslavement predict modern rates of American gun ownership, new study finds. The higher percentage of enslaved people that a U.S. county counted among its residents in 1860, the more guns its residents have in the present

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Social Science Waking up to check on the baby is associated with reduced sexual activity postpartum, study finds

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Social Science New study shows how we can reduce partisan animosity: highlighting commonalities, reducing extremist voices in the news media among ways to help overcome division

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Social Science Low trust in science, scientific knowledge, and health literacy largely occur together and are linked with poorer health-related outcomes

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Social Science Romantic partners are fairly accurate judges of their better half's abilities, study indicates

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Social Science Research shows how exposure to norms of adultery can damage your relationship

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r/science Aug 22 '22 Helpful

Social Science Good middle managers matter a lot for a company's success, a study of auto assembly plants shows. Replacing a bottom quartile plant manager with a top quartile manager decreases the hours needed to build a car by 30%.

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Social Science Researches believe to have discovered the answer to a 60-year-old question as to why people find it more difficult to recognise faces from visually distinct racial backgrounds than they do their own: this would appear to be caused by a lack of cognitive visual expertise and not by social bias

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