“Right away in the first year of life babies are starting to show this social preference – moving towards someone who speaks in a way that’s familiar to them,” says Katherine Kinzler, associate professor of psychology and human development.
Bilateral trade deficits are not a good measure of whether countries are living up to their promises on market access, or whether certain countries are better negotiators of trade agreements, says trade economist, Eswar Prasad.
States’ strict gun laws could mean lower rates of homicides and suicides involving firearms, as well as lower suicide rates overall according to new research co-authored by a team from Weill Cornell Medicine. CBS News, Reuters and Vice also quote Elinore Kaufman, MD, lead author and chief resident of surgery.
Kate Manne, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Cornell University and the author of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, argues that rather than conceptualizing misogyny from the point of view of the accused, it might be far more productive to think of misogyny instead from the point of view of its targets or victims.
Olivier Elemento, director of the Caryl and Israel Englander Institute for Precision Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, pens this op-ed about a regulatory decision due Wednesday from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that “could undermine the care delivered to the more than 1.6 million Americans who are diagnosed with cancer each year.
Political scientist Jessica Chen Weiss, author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations, comments on the angry backlash from Chinese netizens against companies that make political missteps in the country.