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On SAGE Insight: Caring collectives and other forms of bystander helping behavior in violent situations

From Current Sociology Research on bystanders has mainly considered bystanders as passive. This view is based on the well-known ‘bystander effect,’ suggesting that the presence of other bystanders implies a diffusion of responsibility that inhibits the likelihood of intervention. Recent … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Research to Policy Gap in 2013 and Recommendations for the Future

From INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing The year 2017 has ushered in a political climate in the United States where questions about the relevance of scientific research within a highly politicized policy environment loom large. … Continue reading

Infographic: Why should I use ORCID?

By Rehannah Karim, Senior Marketing Manager, SAGE Publishing We live in an increasingly globalized world, with the ability to connect to more and more people every day. In order to avoid confusion it is crucial that researchers are able to … Continue reading

The Role of Preprints in Academic Publishing

By Sandra Hopps and Allison Leung, SAGE Publishing As the landscape of scholarly communications is always changing, SAGE is committed to being strategically innovative. One such approach is through preprints. This post looks at some of the best practices and … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: Sexual desire enables the forming of relationship-initiating behaviors

Article title: Fueled by desire - Sexual activation facilitates the enactment of relationship-initiating behaviors From Journal of Social and Personal Relationships Evolutionary and attachment scholars have long theorized that sexual desire serves as a powerful motivational force that brings potential romantic … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Qualitative Research Ethics in the Big Data Era

From American Behavioral Scientist This article aims to promote detailed discussions of the ethical and practical concerns that arise for the practice of qualitative research in the Big Data era. The emergence of Big Data technologies inspires ethical concerns about … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: Lower job satisfaction among workers migrating within Europe: A gender paradox

From Economic and Industrial Democracy This article takes a strongly empirical approach. It adds to knowledge of differences in job satisfaction between European countries, and in particular how job satisfaction varies by migration status and by gender. In line with … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Perceptions of parties’ left-right positions The impact of salience strategies

From Party Politics The left-right dimension is widely used by voters and parties as a ‘super-issue’ with flexible, varying meaning. Hence, it is important to know how voters place parties on the left-right dimension. Despite the widespread use of left … Continue reading

On SAGE Insight: Stepfamily Relationship Quality and Stepchildren’s Depression in Adolescence and Adulthood

From Emerging Adulthood The family is a central developmental context for all individuals, yet the landscape of the family in the United States has undergone significant shifts over the last several decades, including rises in the rates of divorce, remarriage, … Continue reading

Making a Positive Impact on Your Community: An interview with Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Ilana Stonebraker

As the Assistant Professor of Library Science & Business Information Specialist at Purdue University, Indiana, Ilana Stonebraker is dedicated to helping her students make a positive impact on their community. Like a true change maker, this Library Journal Mover & … Continue reading

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

On SAGE Insight: Insights on the Latest Attack Vectors (and Security Controls) for Medical Device Applications

From Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology As medical devices gain the same kind of pervasive network and Internet connectivity that permeates the rest of our world today, patient care has never been better. The interconnectedness of implantable, wearable and, … Continue reading

Networking, Community Outreach, and Student Success: An interview with Library Journal’s Mover & Shaker Theresa Burress

As a Science Librarian at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, Theresa Burress has learned more about networking than she ever imagined. Between attending faculty events and working on a planning committee for a scientific organization, she has found … Continue reading