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2012-05-22 02:21:46

Timing can affect whether females and minorities experience discrimination – says a study published today in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Emails were sent from fictional prospective doctoral students to 6,500 professors across 258 institutions, requesting a meeting either that day or next week. Prospective doctoral students with Caucasian male names were 26% more likely to be granted an appointment with a professor when requesting one...

2011-12-22 07:31:32

An international study of holiday shopping and religion finds that dominant religious groups are more likely to experience "consumption mass hysteria" while shoppers in minority religions may view malls and stores much differently: as central meeting places that "can play an active role in the creation of a sacred event." The study, co-authored by Temple University Fox School of Business marketing professor Ayalla Ruvio, found that holiday consumption in dominant religious settings —...

2011-12-17 13:00:00

The top website development team at Affordable Web Design and Marketing Inc. (AWD) is providing ground-breaking technical support for the online facet of the Rhode Island State Redistricting Project, located at http://www.riredistricting.com. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) December 17, 2011 The top website development team at Affordable Web Design and Marketing Inc. (AWD) is providing ground-breaking technical support for the online facet of the Rhode Island State Redistricting Project, located at...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'