Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 04, 2012
Race may play significant role in presidential election, survey finds
Voters' racial attitudes, both conscious and unconscious, may be a significant factor in this year's US presidential election, particularly since whites tend to prefer people of their own race, according to research presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.

Lying less linked to better health, new research finds
Telling the truth when tempted to lie can significantly improve a person's mental and physical health, according to a

Cyberbullying less frequent than traditional bullying, according to international studies
Traditional in-person bullying is far more common than cyberbullying among today's youth and should be the primary focus of prevention programs, according to research findings presented at the American Psychological Association's 120th Annual Convention.

A new effective approach for image stylization as proposed by researchers from China
Automatically generating art and illustrations for more effective communication of scenes, ideas, and actions would allow media creators for films and video games to achieve a new level of creativity.
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