Welcome back! As the first month of the year draws to a close, we bring you a roundup of scholarly work on blood donation, and new research on how parents choose new homes and how courts handle crisis.
“Individuals, Institutions, and Blood Donation” by Jillian LaBranche. In light of critical blood shortages across the US, we bring you research illuminating factors that prompt more people to donate. Surprisingly, altruism is only part of the story.
“Courts in the Context of Crisis” by Jillian LaBranche. New research compares U.S. citizens and non-citizens’ likelihood of receiving prison sentences in the aftermath of 9/11.
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- The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies investigates participation in public observances of Holocaust Remembrance Day.
- Cyborgology ponders the complexity of disaster tourism as Australians come to bear witness, bolster awareness, seek validation, and more generally, cope with the surreal fires ravaging their nation.
- Engaging Sports explores how Canadian surf culture thinks about concussions.
As the Corona virus spreads worldwide, we bring you Evan Stewart‘s TSP Classic, “Ebola and the Epidemic Mindset,” which rounds up research on how media and governments shape the way citizens respond to outbreaks.