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Charismatic Speaking Strategies of Presidential Candidates

May 25, 2016 — Researchers have recently examined the speech patterns of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Carly Fiorina in a variety of settings to determine whether the presidential candidates ... read more

No, Presidential Candidates Don't Usually Dodge Tough Questions

May 16, 2016 — Nearly everybody thinks that presidential candidates routinely dodge hard-hitting questions, providing evasive answers to simple questions. But a new study that analyzed the full transcripts of 14 US ... read more

Political Lobbying, Connections May Help Airlines Profits Take Off

May 10, 2016 — Government lobbying and political connections may add lift to the air transportation industry's profitability, but they could also cause a crash in talented transportation administrators, ... read more

Opinions on Fracking Linked to Political Persuasion, Says New Study

May 9, 2016 — A person's opinion on fracking can be predicted by their political ideology, according to a new study. The researchers found that politically conservative people are more likely to be in favour ... read more

Delayed Onset Adulthood Keeps Young Brits Away from Ballot Box

May 3, 2016 — The poor voter turnout of young Brits can be explained by the delayed transition to adulthood, says new research. Research shows that if today's young adults were as 'mature' as young ... read more

Polarization May Cause Climate Communication to Backfire

Apr. 27, 2016 — Political polarization may cause communication about climate change to backfire, a new study finds. Even efforts that frame climate change around seemingly win-win issues such as economic growth or ... read more

Framing Discourse Around Conservative Values Shifts Climate Change Attitudes

Apr. 25, 2016 — Conservatives' attitudes toward climate change and other environmental concerns shift when the issues are reframed in terms more closely aligned with their values, a new study ... read more

A Winning Face Depends on the Culture of the Voter

Apr. 21, 2016 — A recent social psychology study shines a light on how cultural differences affect what voters judge and value most in the facial appearance of potential ... read more

US National Security Decision-Making Processes Need Trimming

Apr. 5, 2016 — A leaner, more-focused national security decision-making system can help the United States succeed in a period of tumultuous change, according to a new report. Increasing the effectiveness and ... read more

Water Cycle Instability Is Here to Stay Posing Major Political and Economic Risks

Apr. 4, 2016 — The current instability and unpredictability of the world water cycle is here to stay, making society's adaptation to new risks a vital necessity when formulating development policies, a UN ... read more

Did Public Opinion of Immigration Take a Negative Turn During the Recession?

Apr. 1, 2016 — Increasingly popularity of right-wing political parties has not been because of an increase in anti-immigrant sentiment, suggests a new ... read more

State-Level Public Corruption Affects Firm Value, Transparency

Mar. 31, 2016 — Firms have significantly lower value and informational transparency when located in areas that are more corrupt, new research indicates. Using the Department of Justice's data on ... read more

Divided Parties Rarely Win Presidential Elections, Study Finds

Mar. 17, 2016 — New research shows that a divided party could mean a difference of 4 to 5 percent of the vote in the general election -- enough to have a significant impact on the ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Following President Obama's plans to close the military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a conservation biologist and a professor of law are proposing to transform the naval base into a marine ... read more

UK's Anti-Lobbying Clause Risks Jeopardizing Public Health, Warn Experts

Mar. 15, 2016 — A move by the UK government to stop lobbying by tax funded bodies could have a serious impact on public health, warn leading researchers in a new ... read more

Climate Change Less Politicized Among Minority Groups

Mar. 10, 2016 — Race and ethnicity as a function of climate-change attitudes is the subject of a recent study. The analysis revealed some key insights. Although a person's politics (as a liberal or a ... read more

Everyone Sees the World Through Their Own Prism

Mar. 8, 2016 — How can public opinion be influenced in favor of climate protection? A political scientist explored the question in a recent study. His sobering answer is that there is no magic ... read more

Precision Medicine: Can We Afford It? Can We Afford Not to Explore It?

Mar. 8, 2016 — Imagine that the next time your doctor orders a round of tests, in addition to cholesterol and vitamin D, she also orders a genome sequence. It sounds like science fiction, but the day might come ... read more

How to Predict the US Presidential Election Winner -- It’s All in the Face

Mar. 1, 2016 — Could the facial appearance of candidates impact the US presidential election? Is there a difference between older and younger voters when it comes to finding a candidate’s face trustworthy and ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — In the midst of the 2016 presidential election season, headlines often tell the story of a polarized political climate in America. However, a recent national survey has found overwhelming bipartisan ... read more

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