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Why Is It So Hard to Apologize Well?

July 4th, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

By LISA BELKIN   Published: June 28, 2010 NYT Magazine These days, saying “sorry” often sounds like a parody.

Unprecedented Role Reversal

July 2nd, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

lier this year, women became the majority of the workforce for the first time in U.S. history. Most managers are now women too. And for every two men who get a college degree this year, three women will do the same. For years, women’s progress has been cast as a struggle for equality. But what […]

Equal Rights for Women? Survey Says: Yes, But …

July 2nd, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

By VICTORIA SHANNON  Published: June 30, 2010 NYT People around the world say they firmly support equal rights, but many still believe men should get preference.

Well: Phys Ed: What Exercise Science Doesn’t Know About Women

June 30th, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Published: June 30, 2010 NYT When sports scientists recreate classic men-only experiments with women, the results are often quite different.

Bill Wilson’s Gospel

June 29th, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

By DAVID BROOKS Published: June 28, 2010 NYT The story of Alcoholics Anonymous teaches us about human nature and the kinds of social programs that do and don’t work.

Well: Seeking to Pre-empt Marital Strife

June 28th, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

By TARA PARKER-POPE  Published: June 28, 2010 NYT Researchers are reaching out to couples — sometimes online.

War of Tradition

June 24th, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

Internet project to reinforce efforts to reduce oppression of women around the world By James Podgers The ABA is launching a new project that will harness the modern power of the Internet to help counter political forces and cultural traditions that support oppression against women in many societies around the world. The Commission on Sexual Orientation […]

A Terrorism Expert Turns Her Gaze Inward

June 21st, 2010 by drlinsf in Lins Bits

In her last book Jessica Stern, a terrorism expert goes beyond a calculus of geopolitics and policy to dissect the personal origins of violent extremism, to delve into the ways in which belief, humiliation, and disenfranchisement can be turned to terrorism. In her new work, she examines the roots of her own interest in terrorism, […]

Moral Life of Babies

June 21st, 2010 by admin in Lins Bits

By PAUL BLOOM Published: May 3, 2010 New York Times Magazine Can they really tell right from wrong? What researchers are cooing about.

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