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Ritualized Interaction for the Advancement of Children’s National Identification in Hong Kong (Study)

“Both ongoing practice and the theory of interaction ritual chains imply the significance of the contribution that ritual makes to group solidarity, such as national identification. This contribution is in need of empirical examination as in this study, which surveyed … Continue reading

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Interacting with women can impair men’s cognitive functioning (Study)

A b s t r a c t “The present research tested the prediction that mixed-sex interactions may temporarily impair cognitive functioning. Two studies, in which participants interacted either with a same-sex or opposite-sex other, demonstrated that men’s (but not … Continue reading

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Newly discovered RNA steers brain development (Harvard Medical School study)

“FINDINGS: A newly discovered class of RNA molecules helps elucidate the long-standing scientific question of how a person’s external experiences turn on the genes that over time help shape the connections among cells that make up the human brain. Called … Continue reading

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Facebook: Five studies dealing with FB (collection of abstracts and links)

Facebook and MySpace: Complement or Substitute for Face-to-Face Interaction? Kujath CL. (Cyberpsychol Behav Soc Netw. 2010 Jun 24. [Epub ahead of print]) “The present study hypothesized that this type of communication is not a substitute for face-to-face interaction; rather, that … Continue reading

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