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People with low self-esteem show more signs of prejudice
When people are feeling badly about themselves, they’re more likely to show bias against people who are different. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, examines how that works.
AAAS news briefs from UC Davis
Researchers from the University of California, Davis, will present these findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17-21.
Presentation: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions …
2 knee replacements may be better than 1
Replacing both knees in one surgery, or simultaneous total knee replacement (TKR) was associated with significantly fewer prosthetic joint infections as well as other revision knee operations within one year after surgery, compared with total knee r…
Study: Popular kids — but not the most popular — more likely to torment peers
WASHINGTON, DC, February 2, 2011 — While experts often view aggressive behavior as a maladjusted reaction typical of social outcasts, a new study in the February issue of the American Sociological Review finds that it’s actually popular adoles…
Popular kids more likely to bully peers
DAVIS — While experts often view aggressive behavior as a maladjusted
reaction typical of social outcasts, a new University of California,
Davis, study finds that it’s actually popular adolescents–but not
the most popular ones–who are parti…
Research suggests V8 100% vegetable juice can help people meet key dietary guidelines
Camden, N.J., February 3, 2011 — Studies show drinking V8® 100% vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage their weight — two areas of concern outlined in the newly released 2010 U….
The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today’s technology, in 20-40 years
If someone told you there was a way you could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources — nearly all with existing technology a…