Fitness philanthropy is a recent phenomenon whereby physical activity is used for a philanthropic purpose (such as raising funds or awareness for a cause or charity). In a recent analysis, researchers explored how a local running community harnesses fitness for broader health and social outcomes.
Monthly Archives: July 2020
Students with disabilities are underrepresented in STEM majors. Self-advocacy is a skill some students with disabilities have that involves taking action to ensure equal access to learning opportunities in their courses. Although self-advocacy is important for academic success in college, knowledge of self-advocacy in STEM disciplines is still developing.
In the past few years, the rise of social media and digital platforms has fueled fears concerning the diffusion of inaccurate information. Yet, little is known about how Internet users effectively engage with inaccurate content on social media. Do they engage more with inaccurate content than with other types of content? And when they engage with it, does it mean they have been duped?
While there has been incremental progress, the gender gap in movies is still quite wide. Utilizing subtitles and information from IMDB for over 15,000 movies, we found that there were just 3.3 women on average in the top 10 most central roles in movies across genres.