Latest Social philosophy Stories

2013-01-08 05:03:32

Employee Recognition and Incentive Solutions Provider Honored for Best Advance in Rewards and Workforce Recognition Technology. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 07, 2013 Madison Performance Group, a global leader in innovative Workforce Recognition and Incentive Solutions, announced today that it is a recipient of a coveted Brandon Hall Bronze Award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Rewards and Recognition Technology” category. “This award is a testament to our...

2013-01-01 05:01:50

The art of gift giving can be difficult and this holiday season you may end up with more things you feel like returning than keeping. Toronto-based online survey company Tellwut asked panelists from across North America to tell us about the worst Christmas present they had ever received. With over 70 entries, choosing which present was the worst proved to be a difficult task for Tellwut members. (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 While Tellwut℠s online contest received entries of items you...

2012-12-13 12:34:01

Moral stereotypes held by liberals and conservatives correct but exaggerated in magnitude Moral stereotypes about "typical" liberals and conservatives held by both groups are generally correct, but exaggerated both for their own group and the other, according to new research published December 12 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Jesse Graham at the University of Southern California and his colleagues at the University of Virginia and New York University. The researchers asked...

2012-12-05 12:56:19

The study, by IIASA Evolution and Ecology Program postdoctoral fellow Tatsuya Sasaki, provides a simple new model that ties punishment by social exclusion to the benefits for the punisher. It may help explain how social exclusion arose in evolution, and how it promotes cooperation among groups. "Punishment is a common tool to promote cooperation in the real world," says Sasaki. "And social exclusion is a common way to do it." From reef fish to chimpanzees, there are many examples of...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.