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  • October 13, 2015
  • 09:00 AM

Family policies and single parent poverty in 18 OECD countries, 1978–2008

by Rense Nieuwenhuis in Curving Normality

Who benefits more from family policies: single-parent families or two-parent families? Laurie C. Maldonado and I answer this question with respect to poverty reduction, in a new publication in Community, Work & Family. We presented this at the 2014 Work and Family Researchers Network (in New York), and our paper was the runner up to the best junior scholar paper award.... Read more »

  • October 13, 2015
  • 02:43 AM

The neuropathology linking T. gondii infection and schizophrenia?

by Paul Whiteley in Questioning Answers

A quote to begin: "findings suggest that T gondii [Toxoplasma gondii] infection causes substantial and widespread immune activation indicative of neural damage and reactive tissue repair in the animal model that partly overlaps with changes observed in the brains of schizophrenia patients."So said the very interesting paper by Jakub Tomasik and colleagues [1] who set about comparing results from a mouse model of "chronic T gondii infection" looking for serum and brain signatures w........ Read more »

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