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Mar 2, 2021

Study Highlights Pitfalls Associated With ‘Cybervetting’ Job Candidates

So-called “cybervetting” almost certainly introduces bias and moral judgment into the hiring process. 

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Feb 23, 2021

Study Finds Risk Communication Targeting Younger Adults May Have Biggest Impact

On average, the younger you are, the less you are doing to reduce COVID-19 risk. 

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Feb 22, 2021

Study Suggests Teacher-Student Bonds May Be Especially Important for Homeless Kids

A strong bond with teachers may make kids more resilient. 

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Feb 16, 2021

Study Sheds Light On How People Cope With Health Challenges and Medical Debt

Communication is an important part of how we deal with health and financial uncertainty. 

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Feb 15, 2021

Podcast: Sneakerheads

Delisia Matthews and Qiana Cryer-Coupet talk about sneakerheads, hypebeasts, and what it means to be a part of the community. 

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Jan 28, 2021

Tracing the History of Mobile Games

Researchers are building a database of old-school mobile games. Want to help? 

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Jan 12, 2021

Study Finds NRA Stakeholders Conflicted in Wake of Shootings

NRA employees and donors had the highest levels of both positive and negative feelings about the NRA. 

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Jan 11, 2021

Motherhood Does Not Drive Support For Gun Control

Parenthood doesn’t have a substantial effect on the gun control views of men or women. 

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Jan 5, 2021

Non-Immigrant Kids Respond Differently When Immigrant Children Are Bullied

Non-immigrant adolescents object less to bullying when the victim is an immigrant. 

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Dec 15, 2020

Study IDs Four Things That Make People Feel Good About Using Chatbots

The study also found that a positive chatbot experience was associated with customer loyalty. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Study Finds Strong Links Between Trust and Social Media Use

The study also looked at what contributed to user trust in Facebook. 

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Dec 7, 2020

Study Highlights What Makes COVID Misinformation So Tough to Stop on Social Media

One culprit? A false sense of superiority. 

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Dec 1, 2020

Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults

What's actually possible with Carebots? And what's ethical? 

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Nov 19, 2020

More Transparency Recommended for Gene-Edited Crops

NC State researchers suggest mechanism to provide more information about biotech crops and products. 

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Nov 10, 2020

Studies Outline Key Ethical Questions Surrounding Brain-Computer Interface Tech

Brain-computer interfaces are becoming more common, but ethical questions remain.