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Gender Violence on the Rise Due to Changing Roles of Men and Women

A recent study has revealed that gender violence has shown an upward trend owing to the changing roles of men and women. The study found that women who are afraid that their husbands will react violently against them if they do not stick to their traditional role opt for forgoing equality in exchange for security.… Seguir Leyendo Gender Violence on the Rise Due to Changing Roles of Men and Women

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Left-Handers Believe The “left” Is an Indication of Good Things

Left-Handers Believe The “left” Is an Indication of Good Things Left-handers tend to associate the left with nice and good things and the right with ugly and bad things, a research has found. The above conclusion is a part of the many studies compiled by professor Julio Santiago de Torres, from the Department of Experimental… Seguir Leyendo Left-Handers Believe The “left” Is an Indication of Good Things

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In Countries With Universal Health Coverage, Poorer Diabetics Receive Worse Care Than Others

In Countries With Universal Health Coverage, Poorer Diabetics Receive Worse Care Than Others Treatment of diabetes is worse for people with lower socioeconomic status and those belonging to ethnic minority groups than the rest of patients in the world\’s most developed countries. This conclusion emerges from a research conducted at the University of Granada which… Seguir Leyendo In Countries With Universal Health Coverage, Poorer Diabetics Receive Worse Care Than Others

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Mercury in Fish Linked to Poor Cognitive Performance in Children

Mercury in Fish Linked to Poor Cognitive Performance in ChildrenCategory: Diet News RSSMonday, November 16, 2009 at 12:59:34 PMBookmark and Share Font Size University of Granada researchers have found that consumption of certain kinds of fish more than three times a week could worsen cognitive performance in children. Those with higher levels of exposure to… Seguir Leyendo Mercury in Fish Linked to Poor Cognitive Performance in Children

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The ‘Intelligent Car’ Is Here To Alert Drivers Of Accidents Ahead

The \’Intelligent Car\’ Is Here To Alert Drivers Of Accidents Ahead The \’intelligent\’ car is here. Developed by an international team of scientists, the moving mass of technical brain detects “unusual behaviours” in drivers before a curve or an obstacle on the road and generates signals of alarm to warn of an accident risk. The… Seguir Leyendo The ‘Intelligent Car’ Is Here To Alert Drivers Of Accidents Ahead

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Sexist Jokes Make Men More Tolerant With Violence Against Women

Sexist Jokes Make Men More Tolerant With Violence Against Women Researchers at the University of Granada in Spain have found that sexist jokes favour the mental mechanisms that justify violence and battering against women in individuals with macho attitudes. The scientists distributed questionnaires among a group of 109 university male students, aged between 18 and… Seguir Leyendo Sexist Jokes Make Men More Tolerant With Violence Against Women

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Sex Education in Adolescents Determined by Social Class, Gender and Ethnic Group

Sex Education in Adolescents Determined by Social Class, Gender and Ethnic Group The affective sexual education of the adolescents, where it is necessary to take part in order to promote sexual and gender equity and prevent gender violence, is heavily influenced by the social class, the gender and the ethnic group. This is one of… Seguir Leyendo Sex Education in Adolescents Determined by Social Class, Gender and Ethnic Group

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Media can Indirectly Provoke Society to Justify Violence Against Women

Media can Indirectly Provoke Society to Justify Violence Against Women The media may unknowingly induce some people to justify cases of violence against women which appear in the press, according to a research work carried out in the department of Social Psychology of the University of Granada. The researchers claimed that the media often looked… Seguir Leyendo Media can Indirectly Provoke Society to Justify Violence Against Women