“Does prison time actually spread like contagion? According to the model they built, the answer is yes.”
“Basically, a social media pre-nup is an agreement in place as early as possible about what’s cool and what’s not cool online," marriage therapist Dr. Sheri Meyers told Katie Couric on her talk show. "Part of my agreement is no ugly pictures posted.”
“There’s only one person that didn’t make it into the film—because they couldn’t handle the fact that they walked by their family.” - Would You Recognize Your Family If They Were Homeless On The Street?
Sociologist Dalton Conley gave his kids unusual names after seeing a study suggesting that could help improve impulse control. Here he talks about his new book Parentology, part startling memoir, part primer on how to use scientific method to help raise your kids.
"Most profoundly, this ‘gift’ of sharing contributes to an energy exchange that amplifies our own pleasure—and is something we’re hardwired to do.” - How Our Brains Decide What We Share Online
“This study adds to a growing body of research that suggests that even the hardest to serve in our communities can be successfully housed and that housing with necessary supportive services not only leads to better outcomes for individuals but is cheaper for the community,” says Lori Thomas, an assistant professor at UNC, who led the study.”
“If it rains in New York, people around the country become miserable.”