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Parents in a remote Amazon village barely talk to their babies - and the kids are fine
Ignoring a Western child-rearing practice does not seem to matter for the Tsimané of Bolivia. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/parents-in-a-remote-amazon-vi... more
Association Population Centers (APC) Announements
APC Announements November 2017 http://mailchi.mp/50fe2fe137b7/apc-weekly-update-may-26-534905?e=677badc321 more
Noah Friedkin and Brenda Major have been selected as 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Broom Research Associates Noah Friedkin (Professor of Sociology) and Brenda Major (Professor of Psychology) have been selected as 2017 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS is the world’s... more
Broom Center receives commendation from the LA County Board of Supervisors.
Broom Center receives commendation from the LA County Board of Supervisors in recognition of its service to the community and its sponsorship of two high-profile conferences on US-Mexican relations (organized by Distinguished Professor of... more
Expanding Bridges and Overcoming Walls
Expanding Bridges and Overcoming Walls. August 25-26 at UCSB Corwin Pavilion. http://www.expandingbridgesnotwalls.org/program.html more
An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?
The Acticle in The New York Times, "An Ancient Cure for Alzheimer's?", focuses on former Broom Associate Ben Trumble.https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/14/opinion/sunday/alzheimers-cure-south-america.html more
How Fear of Falling Explains the Love of Trump
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/20/opinion/how-fear-of-falling-explains-the-love-of-trump.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-... more
Sarah Bana was featured in WalletHub
Ms. Sarah Bana was featured in WalletHub's recent piece about the best states to find a job.    https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-jobs/35641/#sarah-h-bana more
These people eat monkeys and piranhas. They also have the lowest rates of heart disease ever measured.
These people eat monkeys and piranhas. They also have the lowest rates of heart disease ever measured. Maybe, some will think, all that’s their diet secret. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/03/17/these-people-eat-monkeys-... more
How the tyranny of prestige disadvantages women
http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/03/how-tyranny-prestige-disadvantages-women more