Did the Election Change How Men and Women Negotiate?

Men have become much more aggressive with women in their negotiation style since Donald Trump became president, according to a new Game Theory based economics study. More aggressive tactics by men are leading to reduced mutual benefits and a destruction of value in negotiations.

Men have become much more aggressive with women in their negotiation style since Donald Trump became president, according to a new Game Theory simulation-based study (Photo by Chip Somodevilla)
Politics & Current Affairs

According to a study to be published in the May issue of American Economic Review, mens’ negotiation style with women has become much more aggressive since Donald Trump became president.

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Why Are Pandas Black and White?

The biologists who revealed why zebras have black-and-white stripes now also have a theory on the black-and-white fur of giant pandas.

What’s black, white, and read all over? Pandas read one another’s markings for identification and communication, and they have black-and-white fur patterns to camouflage in shade and snow. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images).
Surprising Science

The Giant Panda’s iconic black-and-white­ fur makes it exceptionally recognizable in a world where mammals are generally a drab brown or dull grey, and according to a new study in the journal Behavioral Ecology, both camouflage and communication might explain why.

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Could New Tools Help Prevent Suicide and Self-Harm?

Social media is uniquely positioned to detect suicidal tendencies. Facebook's new algorithm offers better detection, live chat support from crisis-support organizations (via messenger), and integrated suicide prevention tools to help people in real time.

A sign for an emergency phone is seen on the span of the Golden Gate Bridge. An estimated 1,300 people are believed to have jumped to their death from the bridge since it was opened in 1937. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Personal Growth

Facebook has announced a set of new tools to help detect suicidal intent messages, live videos, and posts. It has released these tools as a response to a growing international public health problem: one person commits suicide every 40 seconds, according the World Health Organization (WHO) Report Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative.

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Is Now the Time to Talk Politics at Work?

Talking about politics in the office is stressing people out and hurting their productivity. Many discussions are erupting into full-blown arguments, and millennials are particularly likely to witness political escalations in the workplace.

One-third of American workers report being less productive at work since the election (Photo from Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Culture & Religion

Nearly a third of American workers say they are less productive at work after the American presidential election which landed Donald J. Trump in office. This according to a survey of 500 American workers conducted by Wakefield Research and workplace consultants Betterworks.

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