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The dark side of supportive relationships

Edward Lemay, University of Maryland and Michele Gelfand, University of Maryland Imagine that you’ve had a heated argument with a co-worker, and you call up...

There’s a dark political history to language that strips people of...

William A. Donohue, Michigan State University Dehumanizing language often precedes genocide. One tragic example: Extreme dehumanizing language was a strong contributor to the 1994 genocide in...

How states rocked by conflict could harness funds from their diasporas

Victor Odundo Owuor, University of Colorado In times of conflict, many economies flounder. Investors and the private sector tend to be averse to risk, and...

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better...

Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that...

The power of a hug can help you cope with conflict

Lisa A Williams, UNSW Friends, children, romantic partners, family members – many of us exchange hugs with others on a regular basis. New research from...

Dreading conflict during the holidays? Let it go, let it go,...

Nicholas Joyce, University of South Florida Every holiday season, families and friends convene to share affection, kindness and experience. In the ideal holiday atmosphere, one...

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How plummeting prices are spurring reform in oil producing countries

Nafis Alam, University of Nottingham It has been a turbulent year for oil. Prices were strong in summer 2014, before plummeting in the second half...