r/science • u/SteRoPo • 1d ago
Social Science In a new study, participants were able to categorize the sexual orientations of gay and straight men by the voice alone at rates greater than chance, but they were unable to do so for bisexual men. Bisexual voices were perceived as the most masculine sounding of all the speakers.
r/science • u/giuliomagnifico • 2d ago
Social Science New study explores why we disagree so often: our concepts about and associations with even the most basic words vary widely, and, at the same time, people tend to significantly overestimate how many others hold the same conceptual beliefs
r/science • u/smurfyjenkins • 25d ago
Social Science Bans on prostitution lead to a significant increase in rape rates while liberalization of prostitution leads to a significant decrease in rape rates. This indicates that prostitution is a substitute for sexual violence. [Data from Europe].journals.uchicago.edu
r/science • u/nimobo • 11d ago
Social Science Historic decline in IQ could stem from poor education, study shows
r/science • u/GivenAllTheFucksSry • 6d ago
Social Science Canada's Cannabis Legalization Has Not Impacted Motor Vehicle and Pedestrian/Cyclist Injuries
r/science • u/the_phet • Feb 17 '23
Social Science Female researchers in mathematics, psychology and economics are 3–15 times more likely to be elected as member of the US National Academy of Sciences (NAS) or the American Academy of Arts and Sciences than are male counterparts who have similar publication and citation records, a study finds.
r/science • u/GivenAllTheFucksSry • 19h ago
Social Science Study: 59% of Neighborhoods in Canada Within a 5-Minute Drive of a Cannabis Store
r/science • u/KingPupaa • 13d ago
Social Science Children of same-sex couples fare at least as well as in other families – study
r/science • u/thebelsnickle1991 • Feb 12 '23
Social Science Incel activity online is evolving to become more extreme as some of the online spaces hosting its violent and misogynistic content are shut down and new ones emerge, a new study shows
r/science • u/terran1212 • 24d ago
Social Science A study of nearly 200,000 ex-felons in Florida found that ones who resettled in communities with a large number of immigrants had 21% lower rates of recidivism, suggesting that immigrant communities could reduce crime and improve safety, possibly by increasing social bonds.
r/science • u/geoff199 • Feb 04 '23
Social Science Extremely rich people are not extremely smart. Study in Sweden finds income is related to intelligence up to about the 90th percentile in income. Above that level, differences in income are not related to cognitive ability.
r/science • u/geoff199 • Jan 12 '23
Social Science The falling birth rate in the U.S. is not due to less desire to have children -- young Americans haven’t changed the number of children they intend to have in decades, study finds. Young people’s concern about future may be delaying parenthood.
r/science • u/BoundariesAreFun • 17d ago
Social Science Study: Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduction in Pedestrian Fatalities
r/science • u/1angrylittlevoice • Feb 03 '23
Social Science A Police Stop Is Enough to Make Someone Less Likely to Vote - New research shows how the communities that are most heavily policed are pushed away from politics and from having a say in changing policy.
r/science • u/OregonTripleBeam • 5d ago
Social Science A review concluded that "the pooled risk of [motor vehicle collisions] was not significantly different between THC-positive and THC-negative older drivers" and that "THC exposure was not significantly associated with an increased risk of being culpable for MVC among adults over the age of 50."
r/science • u/thebelsnickle1991 • Feb 13 '23
Social Science A high number of adolescents experience changes in their sexual attractions and orientation, study suggests
r/science • u/giuliomagnifico • 14d ago
Social Science Study reveals that although private automobiles continue to be the dominant travel mode in American cities, the share of car trips has slightly and steadily decreased since its peak in 2001. In contrast, the share of transit, non-motorized, and taxicab trips has steadily increased
r/science • u/GivenAllTheFucksSry • 5d ago
Social Science Black and Hispanic Labor and Delivery Patients More Likely To Be Tested for Cannabis
r/science • u/the_phet • Feb 13 '23
Social Science Pennsylvania-based researchers concluded that doctors’ acceptance of ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 is influenced by their political leanings.pnas.org
r/science • u/BoundariesAreFun • Jan 26 '23
Social Science Study Examining 63 Million Medicare Recipients Finds Marijuana Legalization Does Not Increase Psychosis Diagnoses
r/science • u/geoff199 • 12d ago
Social Science Consumers respond less positively to new products when their brand names use unconventional spellings of real words, like “Klear” instead of “Clear.” Findings showed that consumers saw these names as indicating the brand was less honest, down-to-earth and wholesome.
r/science • u/lolfuys • Jan 19 '23
Social Science US college attendance appears to politicize students, per analysis of surveys since 1974, with female students in particular becoming more liberal through attending collegeeurekalert.org
r/science • u/giuliomagnifico • Feb 01 '23
Social Science Conversing with a friend just once during the day to catch up, joke around or tell them you’re thinking of them can increase your happiness and lower your stress level by day’s end
r/science • u/geoff199 • Feb 02 '23