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The Pew Research Center has just released a new report on the religious lives of African-Americans. Here are five facts Pew highlights in their report (which is released in celebration of Black History Month). We encourage you to read the entire report for more understanding of the differences in religious practice and affiliation between African-Americans […]

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We hear a lot about the inaccuracy of eyewitness recall but here’s another strategy to increase eye-witness recall. An Australian researcher wanted to compare the common police interview strategy of “free recall” with a more structured interview technique that places story elements in a specific order (i.e., the Category Cluster Recall Technique). He wondered which […]

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The last time we talked about an emerging demographic group, it was the lumbersexual [usually urban-dwelling bearded men who wear flannel but are unlikely to have ever chopped wood]. And as good social scientists we of course realize that by now you are longing for another social identifier. This time our emerging demographic could be […]

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It’s been a while since we updated the neurolaw area of the blog so we’re doing a combination post to alert you to a number of things we’ve seen coming across our desks. Think of these as things you can use to show colleagues how incredibly well-read and erudite you are while simultaneously dazzling them […]

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Just as we see changing demographics in America related to ethnicity (link to post on Asian and Hispanic Americans)—the American landscape with regard to religion and religious affiliation has also changed. But we still tend to think about religion in America as a matter of clumping together Catholics and Protestants and making broad generalizations about […]

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