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New research untangles the links between religion and support for redistribution

New research helps to unravel the complex relationship between religion and support for redistributive policies. The findings indicate that different facets of religion have different influences on attitudes towards redistribution.

The study, which has been published in PLOS One, also suggests that conservative political views can override some of the effects of religion in countries with stronger welfare systems.

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When Your Diet Affects Your Social Life

 My dietary restrictions were limiting my college experience more than I thought.

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Research shows impact of poverty on children’s brain activity

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Over 600000 older Japanese live in ‘hikikomori’, says survey

More than 600000 Japanese people over 40 are living in complete isolation from society, staying at home for more than six months without social. Read More …

Social problems in autism may impair practical life skills

Social difficulties in people with autism may contribute to their troubles with daily living — from brushing their teeth to taking a bus, according to a new study. Read More …

New Research: If you Want to Live the American Dream, Go to Church

What is the state of the American Dream? Is it alive and well or dying? The answer depends on who you ask, but new research shows at the heart of whether a … READ MORE …

Social media causes youth depression, survey says

According to a survey by the American Psychological Association, cases of mental health disorders rose exponentially among kids and young adults around … READ MORE …

‘White extremism is not a mental illness,’ Mental Health Foundation says

Shaun Robertson says the idea could be damaging to Kiwis who do have mental health issues. READ MORE …

Democracy is good for your health

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Kids aren’t growing up: Shocking new poll says parents are killing kids’ life skills

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