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Motherhood in America: The Natural Desire for Parental Care in a Liberal Regime

"After decades of decline, motherhood and family size are ticking up." That's the conclusion in a new report from the Pew Research Center. As is shown in the chart above, the percentage of American women ages 40 to 44 who are mothers has risen to 86% in 2016 from a low of 80% in 2006, and thus moving close to the high of 90% reached in 1976. Show More Summary

Where Is the Line Between Creepy and Creative in Advertising?

In 2018, consumers have largely accepted that marketers use an online log of their behaviors and spending habits to target digital audiences with relevant ads. A Pew Research Center study found last year that most Americans determine their online privacy rights case by case, with 47 percent saying they're comfortable with retailers tracking their purchases...

New Study: Muslims Will Be the Second-Largest Religious Group in U.S.

By 2040, Muslims are on track to be the second-largest religious group in the US. Think about that long and hard. Estimates by Pew Research Center now conclude that there

Half of women in STEM jobs experience discrimination, says Pew - CNET

A Pew Research Center report highlights just how prevalent gender discrimination and harassment are in STEM fields.

Half of women in STEM jobs experience discrimination, says Pew - CNET

A Pew Research Center report highlights just how prevalent gender discrimination and harassment are in STEM fields.

Women and men in STEM often at odds over workplace equity

Half of women working in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs report having experienced gender discrimination at work, according to a new Pew Research Center survey examining people's experiences in the workplace and perceptions of fair treatment for women - as well as racial and ethnic minorities - in STEM occupations. Show More Summary

6-in-10 Americans Support Marijuana Legalization

Pew Research Center: About six-in-ten Americans (61%) say the use of marijuana should be legalized, reflecting a steady increase over the past decade, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, conducted in October, finds that the share of U.S. Show More Summary

When Do Things Cross the Line and Become Online Harassment?

In a new report released this morning, Pew Research Center sought to bring into focus the blurry lines that tend to define what does and does not constitute online harassment. The research organization asked respondents to look at three fictional scenarios depicting potential online harassment, and asked which elements of each should be considered harassment....

8% of Americans may own a drone, but here’s how most people feel about them

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : The Drone Girl

8% of Americans say they own a drone and 59% say they have seen one in action, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in the middle of 2017. But despite the high levels of people who have encountered drones, most Americans still don’t like the idea of drones buzzing near them. Show More Summary

What Americans Thought about Science in 2017

The Pew Research Center reflects on a tumultuous and memorable year -- Read more on

Pew Poll: Donald Trump Has Hurt Race Relations 60 Percent Of Americans Think

Three in five Americans now believe President Donald Trump has made race relations worse than they were when he moved into the White House. A new Pew Research Center poll concludes that figure represents a 14 percent increase from when...Show More Summary

Survey: 4 in 10 American women say they’ve experienced gender discrimination in the office

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 42% of working women and 22% of working men say they’ve experienced gender discrimination at work. Here’s what men and women say they’ve gone through at work Here’s what women say they are dealing with in the office Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

CMU researchers receive DARPA grant to forecast the flow of information online

(Carnegie Mellon University) The $6.7 million grant is one of the largest federally funded projects of its kind. It comes at a time when, according to a 2016 Pew Research Center Study, a majority of US adults rely on social media as their primary news source.

Identity and Race: Millions of Latinos No Longer Think Of Themselves As Latinos, Study Finds

The Pew Research Center shows that Latinos begin to distance themselves from identifying with their ancestry the farther they are from their immigrant roots.

The skeptic's guide to smart home gadgets

This holiday season, a third of Americans plan to buy a smart home device, according to the Consumer Technology Assn. And nearly half of Americans use digital voice assistants, according to the Pew Research Center. Here's a guide to the best.

The Left Will Hate Pew’s Poll Results: Most Americans Still Celebrate CHRISTmas

Pew Research Center has released their 2017 Christmas findings, and the results say much about who we are as the American people. Some aspects of the report have remained consistent, like the fact that 90% of Americans celebrate Christmas, but there are many trends reported that have much to say about religion and public life in our country. Show More Summary

Is Christmas a Religious Holiday? A Growing Number of Americans Say No

The Pew Research Center said that while most Americans still celebrate Christmas, few of them care that religious elements seem to receive less attention than in the past.

These maps show which states are most and least religious

With Hanukkah and Christmas coming up, we look at religion in America. Highly religious by state California is ranked as the 35th most religious state in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center’s religious landscape study. Mississippi, Alabama and other Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the nation, while New […]

Trump's Support Among Evangelicals Down 17%

A new national Pew Research Center poll released Thursday shows that President Donald Trump's approval rating is declining among demographic groups that previously gave him relatively high numbers, particularly among evangelicals. According...Show More Summary

How low can Trump go?

The Pew Research Center finds: Currently, 32% of the public approves of the way [President] Trump is handling his job as president, while 63% disapprove. Trump’s job approval is little changed since October (34%), but lower than in early February (39%), a few weeks after Trump’s inauguration. … While just 30% of Americans think senior […]

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