Category Archives: SAGE Insight

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: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination

Article title: Quantifying performance of a diagnostic test as the expected information for discrimination: Relation to the C-statistic From Statistical Methods in Medical Research A key problem in medical research is to diagnose disease or predict outcome.  With the development of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Paper shredder machines: A danger to little fingers: A case study

Article title Paper shredder machines: A danger to little fingers. A case of triple finger amputation in a 2-year-old boy From The Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) Warning – full article includes graphic images of injuries This study serves … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies

Article title: Hong Kong liberals are more analytical: Analytic thought increases support for liberal policies From Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin Society for Personality and Social Psychology This study tests whether liberals and conservatives in the same country process information … 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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On SAGE Insight: The ‘ideal perpetrator’: The French National Railways and the social construction of accountability

From Security Dialogue While countless individuals, organizations, and companies made the Holocaust possible, for the past decade the French National Railways company (Société nationale des chemins de fer français, SNCF) has been one of the few entities finding itself embroiled … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Isomorphism through algorithms: Institutional dependencies in the case of Facebook

From Big Data & Society Concerns about the impact of data-driven intermediaries on the news media industry have been growing steadily over the last several years. Major social media and information companies like Facebook, Google, and Twitter play a central … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: To Go Forward, We Must Look Back: The Importance of Evolutionary Psychology for Understanding Modern Politics

Special Issue: Evolution and Politics From Evolutionary Psychology As new waves of populism arise and cause disruption around the globe, there is both great interest in attempting to explain the origin of this dynamic as well as a need to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Community-wide physical activity intervention significantly increases mental wellbeing

Poor mental health is a major cause of disease burden and is consistently associated with deprivation, low income, unemployment, poor education, poorer physical health and increased health-risk behaviour. Furthermore, early mental health problems in adolescence can have a lasting effect … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: #Hookahlife: The Rise of Waterpipe Promotion on Instagram

From Health Education & Behavior Marking Evidence week with access to this great new article  Evidence suggests that exposure to tobacco use on social media predicts future smoking among young adults. Hookah smoking is becoming increasingly popular worldwide, especially among … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Toward an “Age of Imposed Use”? Evidence-Based Crime Policy in a Law and Social Science Context

From Criminal Justice Policy Review Marking Evidence week with access to this must-read article  Central to the evidence-based paradigm is the explicit goal to increase the influence of scientific research on public policy. One of the major developments of the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: PTSD and the War of Words

The importance of diagnostic categories: a reflection on the fluctuating names for posttraumatic stress disorder. What’s in a name? In psychiatry, a great deal. The names for most psychiatric disorders reflect professional consensus rather than neuropathology. These names evolved over … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Implementing Smart Factory of Industrie 4.0: An Outlook

From International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks Recently, the emerging technologies e.g., Internet of Things (IoT) , wireless sensor networks, big data, cloud computing, embedded system, and mobile Internet are being introduced into the manufacturing environment, which ushers in a … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: New minimum healthy living budget standards for low-paid and unemployed Australians

From The Economic and Labour Relations Review A budget standard indicates how much a particular family living in a particular place at a particular time needs in order to achieve a particular standard of living. A living wage must be … Continue reading

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