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Study: Online Dating More Likely to End in Happy Marriage

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June 4, 2013
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A study from the University of Chicago finds that couples who meet online are more likely to have happy marriages than couples who meet elsewhere. The study also finds that couples who meet at a bar, spin class or wherever, are 25% more likely to have a relationship that ends in divorce than those who meet online.


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Twitter Can Predict Election Results, Study Says

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Newsy (Aug. 13, 2013) — An Indiana University study found the more candidates were mentioned on Twitter, the more likely they were to win their respective races.
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Babies' Number Sense Could Predict Future Math Skills

Babies' Number Sense Could Predict Future Math Skills

Buzz60 (Oct. 25, 2013) — A study by the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences found babies who are good at telling the difference between larger and small groups of items are more likely to do better with numbers in the future. Leigh Scheps reports.
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Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

TheStreet (July 2, 2014) — Facebook reportedly manipulated the timeline feeds of nearly 700,000 users in 2012 to study how different emotional expressions change users' behavior. Facebook and its research partners concluded that if a user sees a lot of negative feeds, this user is more likely to post a negative status update. The psychological experiment was carried out without users' consent. UK data regulators are investigating whether Facebook violated data protection laws. Dr. Suzy Moat, Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick Business School joins Julia Sun to discuss the experiment. Video provided by TheStreet
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