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Specialized psychological offense treatments linked to reductions in recidivism  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
A first-of-its-kind study has found that specialized psychological programs for sexual and domestic violence offenders have led to major reductions in reoffending but best results are achieved with consistent input... more
When corporations respond to terror attacks with acts of kindness—and when they don't  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
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Scientists find a way to create long-life, fast-charging batteries  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
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Pure altruism: The connection that explains why we help strangers  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
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Pure altruism: The connection that explains why we help strangers