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Give attention to people who are talking. Wait in line to show courtesy to the person in front. These are just a few of the social norms that are observed on a daily basis. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology recently set out to better understand how social norms are acquired.
The first few weeks of college are a critical time in shaping students' drinking habits.
Conventional wisdom says binge drinking on college campuses is prevalent, but there's been no significant upward trend in campus alcohol, U.S. researchers say.
Giving students personalized feedback on their drinking behavior and how it compares to social norms might help to reduce alcohol misuse, according to a Cochrane Systematic Review.
Efforts to dissuade youth consumption through negative alcohol consumption depictions can be thwarted by portrayals of positive consumption in prime-time television programming.
New research has revealed that people who drink alcohol in a group assess risk better and are less likely to make mistakes than those who drink alone.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- After the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech University, schools across the country spent tens of millions of dollars to bolster campus security.
By Charnicia Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An approach to reduce unsafe drinking and other harmful behaviors among college students may be similarly effective among high schoolers, according to research presented during the recent National Social Norms Conference, held in Denver, Colorado.