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Women up Front

27 days ago

Politics should take advantage of women’s experience in solving social conflicts and in mediation work, where they are more active than are men, suggests philosopher Ana Marta González in this opinion piece.

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Cohabitating Couples Less Certain of Union Stability

one month ago

Existing data already show that cohabitating unions are less stable than married ones. New data reveal that many of the partners in such unions are less sure of and less committed to these relationships from the start.

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The Home Goes Digital

one month ago

How can we incorporate digital technologies and AI into our homes to benefit all household members, particularly those in need of more care – children, the elderly, the infirm or disabled – while guarding against their disadvantages?

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Robotic Reporters

2 months ago

Robots can do many things previously entrusted to humans. How should we manage their entry into new fields for the maximum benefit to all?

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Participation Matters

2 months ago

A new study links religious practice to happiness and well-being: More is more.

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Strong Friendships as the Bedrock of Solid Marriages

3 months ago

The fourth of this year's MICS grand recipients weighs in on her research proposal. In this case, how to strengthen the foundations of romantic relationships by strengthening the friendship between the partners.

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Being Connected: Illusion or Delusion?

3 months ago

Clinical Psychologist Claudia López, from Mexico City, will use her STI Master’s in Social Science Research grant to study the digital consumption practices of adolescents and young adults, and the cultural and generational implications emerging from them.

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Constructing Vocational Identity through Virtue

4 months ago

This academic year finds the third class of STI Master’s grant recipients beginning their studies. Jorge Luis Villacís Nieto, a student from Ecuador, provides an overview of his project to research how character development influences vocational identity.

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The Freedom to Choose to Have it All

4 months ago

Why should young professionals have to choose between careers and families? Robin Fretwell Wilson argues for proactive effort at the graduate school level to end the “either-or” dilemma.