Introduction Peace education is the process of acquiring values, knowledge, attitudes, skills, and behaviours to live in harmony with oneself, others, and the natural environment. There are numerous United Nations (UN) declarations and resolutions on the importance of peace. Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary General, dedicated the International Day of Peace 2013 to peace education… Read More
Linking Civil Conflict Sensitivity to Growing-season Drought
Research Paper Title Civil conflict sensitivity to growing-season drought. Background To date, the research community has failed to reach a consensus on the nature and significance of the relationship between climate variability and armed conflict. The researchers argue that progress has been hampered by insufficient attention paid to the context in which droughts and other… Read More
Is there a Link between Marital Conflict & Nocturnal Blood Pressure Dipping in Military Couples.
Research Paper Title Marital Conflict and Nocturnal Blood Pressure Dipping in Military Couples. Background Our goal was to examine the association between marital conflict and nocturnal blood pressure dipping (NBP) in Iraq/Afghanistan healthy veterans and their partners and to determine whether sleep disturbances mediate such associations. Methods The sample consisted of 25 heterosexual couples comprised… Read More
News: Women, Feisty & Getting On
When women fight at work, it is perceived as more disruptive than a male argument – even if the circumstances are identical. University of British Columbia researchers found that people were more likely to assess a dispute as damaging to morale when it involved women. Researchers have called this the ‘catty trap’ – women become… Read More
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