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Wiley Celebrates International Women’s Day

Since 2013, we have supported the cause of gender equality by compiling a research collection of the latest developments in gender studies, women’s rights, and more. In 2016, we are thrilled to announce that this collection has grown to include close to 1,000 research articles and book chapters from across the social sciences, humanities, health […]

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Habitual Facebook Users: Suckers for Social Media Scams?

A new study finds that habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, likely because they automatically respond to requests without considering how they are connected with those sending the requests, how long they have known them, or who else is connected with them. Predictors of habitual use of […]

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When Should Online Dating Partners Meet Offline?

Will the amount of online communications affect face-to-face (FtF) relational outcomes among online daters? Researchers analysed experience of using various online date sites of 433 online daters recruited by a market research firm. The results of a new study suggest that online daters create mental constructs of their potential partners by using online dating profiles […]

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Do Japanese and American smile differently on Twitter?

While more East Asians prefer ^_^, Westerners tend to use :-) to illustrate their emotion while typing on net. In other words, people living within collectivistic cultures such as Korea, China and Japan prefer vertical style of emoticons and those with individualistic cultural background including North American and European countries use more horizontal style when […]

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