Monthly Archives: July 2021

Optimistic bias, risky behavior and social norms: why students struggle to assess pandemic risks

Following the devastating second wave of COVID-19 in the country, it is clear that in addition to vaccines, to control the epidemic, behavioral restrictions are essential. The government has resorted to numerous restrictions such as lockdown, ban on social gatherings, closure of offices, restriction of public transport, restriction of intra-border …

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The development of the social rules of the BJP

From conservative to radical, the party’s position on marriage and population control evolved in two distinct phases: one when in power, the other when not. The subjectsFeast of Bharatiya Janata | Conservatives | Hindutva The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has evolved over the years in unusual ways, from conservative on …

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Instructure launches new collective Edtech program for its community of over 500 global partners

“Our continued investment in working with our industry partners makes our learning platform stronger, our customers more successful, and teaching and learning easier,” said Tara Gunther, Vice President of Partnerships at Instructure. “Our learning platform is open, flexible and extensible, which is why we partner with hundreds of like-minded companies. …

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Instructure unveils its ‘Edtech Collective’

Instructure, the edtech company behind the Canvas learning management system, hopes to further stimulate collaboration among its more than 500 partner companies through social features and listings on its website. An announcement Wednesday formalized the “Edtech Collective,” which refers to Instructure’s efforts to strengthen the community among edtech companies. These …

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Social norms influence the will to protect the climate

Credit: public domain CC0 People contribute very little to climate protection because they underestimate the willingness of others to contribute. This is the central finding of a new study by behavioral economists Peter Andre, Teodora Boneva, Felix Chopra and Armin Falk, members of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence at the …

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Challenging Negative Social Norms – The Hindu

India reaches demographic milestone on World Population Day, but roadblocks remain In these troubled times of the COVID-19 pandemic, World Population Day on July 11 brings positive news – India has entered an ideal demographic zone that will continue for another two to three decades. Half of India’s population is …

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Dot: when social norms trump the law

A World Bank (WB) study, released last week, found that even though dowry has been illegal in India since 1961, dowry payments in rural Indian villages have not only persisted but also remained stable over the of the last decades. The analysis is based on data from the 2006 Rural …

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How to get a free cash advance without a credit check

7 free and low cost cash advance apps 1. Boro Characteristics You can access a loan of up to $2,000 at an interest rate that depends on your credit score. Repayment must be complete within 12 months. You don’t need to have direct deposit set up or a job. But …

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Instructure to Acquire EesySoft to Help Educators and Students Improve the Adoption of Educational Technology

Instructure acquires EesySoft and launches “Impact by Instructure” to help teachers and students better adopt edtech Tweet this “As we move into a post-pandemic era, districts and schools are under increased pressure to measure the return on investment and the positive impact of their technology investments,” said Steve daly, CEO …

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How companies navigate post-pandemic social norms

A handshake or a nudge? Mask yourself whenever you feel sick? As daily case rates in northern Michigan tend to drop and vaccinations reach more people, what social behaviors developed during COVID-19 will persist after the pandemic? For business owners, Nikki Devitt, president of the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce, …

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