Category Archives: OA

On SAGE Insight: The moral economy of open access

Special Issue on Moral economies of the digital Guest Editor: Dave Elder-Vass From European Journal of Social Theory Access to and profit from scientific publications have become one of the defining issues in contemporary knowledge production. Public attention has been … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Self-monitoring for health and wellness

The use of persuasive technologies (PT) aimed at encouraging desirable change by shaping and reinforcing behavior, attitude, or both, is growing in virtually all areas of health and wellness. Self-monitoring, through various tools including smartphone apps and other devices, is … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Why are African Americans more susceptible to acute respiratory distress syndrome?

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a vexing critical care illness in patients with respiratory failure. A fundamental pathobiological feature of ARDS is an increase in blood vessel permeability, and the permeability of its lining, resulting in excessive fluid leakage … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Pharmacotherapy of type 1 diabetes in children and adolescents: more than insulin?

For pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes, intensified insulin therapy, with either multiple daily injections or insulin pump therapy, is currently the only method of treatment. To optimize this therapy, insulin analogues are fixed parts of all therapy regimens. Analogue … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The direct and moderating effects of mass shooting anxiety on political and policy attitudes

In the aftermath of mass shootings in the United States, there is now a well-scripted response: public sadness; fear; anxiety and outrage; calls for prayers; and calls for policy change. Politicians appear to repeat a set of well-known ideological responses–liberals … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Blog Posts from SAGE Open Access in 2018

In 2018, open access journals at SAGE began experimenting with a new style of blog post, to aid authors in reaching new audiences with their research. These new blog posts allow the author to summarise one or more of the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Microplastics and the marine environment

The accumulation and dispersion of plastics in the oceans has gone from being a preoccupation of only the most ardent and dedicated eco-warriors to become one of the leading environmental concerns, up there with climatic change, amongst the general population … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Keep calm, there is an app to help you control your smartphone use

Are you spending too much time on your smartphone? Do you ever feel like you’re missing out if you have not checked your phone in a while? If that is the case, you are not the only one. But do … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Powerful substances in tiny amounts: An interview study of psychedelic microdosing

To microdose a psychedelic drug means to take a dose small enough to provide no intoxication or significant alteration of consciousness. Microdosing has been growing in popularity and visibility in recent years, and has received substantial media coverage. However, it … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Democracy and Police Violence

In February of 2015 The Guardian reported that the Chicago police department were using a warehouse known as Homan Square as a black site to detain and interrogate criminal suspects, who have accused the police of torture and cruel treatment … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How do we make substance abuse treatment for young people more equal?

In a recent study that I published with my colleague Mikael Dahlberg in Nordic Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, we found that girls with substance abuse problems appear to have more difficult childhoods and family environments than boys. In addition, … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Does race play a role in pulmonary hypertension?

Pulmonary hypertension, or high blood pressure of the arteries in the lungs, is a common condition that affects hundreds of thousands of people. Pulmonary hypertension can be inherited, develop spontaneously, or be associated with another disease such as heart failure. … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Identity best explains the #NeverTrump movement

With Donald Trump’s surprise election in 2016, many commentators argue that the Republican Party is in the midst of a transformation.  What is the nature of this transformation?  Specifically, why are some Republicans loyal supporters of the president while others … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Tele-yoga for Chronic Pain – Current Status and Future Directions

Tele-yoga – offering yoga via real-time interactive video – is a promising new treatment for chronic pain.  Pain is the most common health complaint and the leading cause of work disability worldwide.  Opioids are commonly prescribed for chronic pain but … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Singaporean mothers of children with ADHD

Having a child with ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) can be challenging for parents. As such we wanted to look at the parenting strategies used by mothers of such children. Do the frustrations of parenting relate to less effective parenting … Continue reading

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