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The National Social Norms Institute Company Profile

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The University of Virginia, a national leader in alcohol and substance abuse education, established the National Social Norms Institute (NSNI) to conduct ongoing research into the effectiveness of social norms methodology to combat high-risk drinking among students. The purpose of NSNI is to research, evaluate and disseminate information on the social norms methodology to the field. The Institute's goal is to assist new and current practitioners in the field in utilizing the social norms approach to bring about behavior change in their communities and institutions. It is supported by a generous gift from Anheuser Busch and its charitable foundation. NSNI's leadership has changed as of October 1, 2006, with Jennifer Bauerle, PhD as the Director and James Turner, MD as the Executive Director. For more information, visit www.socialnorms.org or contact Jennifer Bauerle at bauerle@virginia.edu.


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Oxytocin and social norms reduce xenophobia

How can xenophobia be reduced and altruism strengthened? Researchers at University Hospital Bonn have shown in a new study that the bonding hormone oxytocin together with social norms significantly in...

Social norms are not the norm in the ER

Social norms are not the norm in the ER. Things that are regarded as gross in the real world are an everyday occurrence. Our ER especially lived in a special universe where all social graces were stri...

Social interaction affects cancer patients' response to treatment

(NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute) How well cancer patients fared after chemotherapy was affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment, according to a new study...

NIH funds new studies on ethical, legal and social impact of genomic information

Bethesda, Md., Tues., May 17, 2016 - Four new grants from the National Institutes of Health will support research on the ethical, legal and social questions raised by advances in genomics research and...

New study shows how social interaction impacts treatment response in cancer patients

How well cancer patients fared after chemotherapy was affected by their social interaction with other patients during treatment, according to a new study by researchers at the National Human Genome Re...

National Eye Institute awards prize for 'Retina in a dish' competition

(NIH/National Eye Institute) A proposal to create a living model of the human retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye, won $90,000 in the National Eye Institute (NEI) 3-D Retina Orga...

UH psychologist explores link between social media and alcohol consumption

A psychologist at the University of Houston is exploring the ways in which social media influences alcohol consumption among college students. Mai-Ly Nguyen Steers, a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer,...

Research explores relationship between social media and drinking

(University of Houston) A psychologist at the University of Houston is exploring the ways in which social media influences alcohol consumption among college students. Mai-Ly Nguyen Steers, a postdocto...

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How do social norms influence prosocial development?

Humans are both highly prosocial and extremely sensitive to social norms, and some theories suggest that norms are necessary to account for uniquely human forms of prosocial behavior and cooperation. ...

That's Inappropriate! Social Norms in an Older Population-based Cohort.

Social cognition is not routinely assessed in older adults. We report population-based normative data on the Social Norms Questionnaire (SNQ22) which asks individuals about the appropriateness of spec...

The Strength of Social Norms Across Human Groups.

Social norms are a defining feature of human psychology, yet our understanding of them is still underdeveloped. In this article, we present our own cross-cultural research program on tightness-loosene...

Emotional Intelligence in Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum.

People with agenesis of the corpus callosum (AgCC) with normal general intelligence have deficits in complex cognitive processing, as well as in social cognition. It is uncertain the extent to which i...

Young adults' experiences of neighbourhood smoking-related norms and practices: A qualitative study exploring place-based social inequalities in smoking.

In this qualitative exploratory study we asked how smoking among young adults relates to the local neighbourhood context to better understand place-based social inequalities in smoking. We used data c...

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Using Social Norms to Encourage People to Exercise More

The investigators are interested in using social norms to motivate people to sign up for a 100-day exercise challenge and exploring how to make social norms messages more effective.

Social Norms and Antihypertensive Medication Adherence

The study objective is to build group social norms to improve individual adhere to antihypertensive medications. Financial incentives are provided to individuals contingent upon group beha...

Interventions for Sanctioned Ohio University Students

The purpose of this study is to determine whether (a) a brief alcohol intervention, (b) a brief bystander and social norms intervention, or (c) a brief alcohol and a brief bystander and so...

A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial to Address Tobacco Use Among Adolescents in Hong Kong

This study will examine the effectiveness of a social norms campaign in correcting smoking misperceptions, reducing smoking susceptibility and changing smoking-related behaviours in Hong K...

Using Media to Shift Social Norms of Violence Among Youth

The project will utilize a quasi-experimental design to examine the effectiveness of a community-level, three-year social norming campaign aimed at changing norms of violence among youth 1...

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The National Social Norms Institute

The University of Virginia, a national leader in alcohol and substance abuse education, established the National Social Norms Institute (NSNI) to conduct ongoing research into the effectiveness of...

Felton Institute

Founded in 1889 in San Francisco, California, the Felton Institute has been at the forefront of social service innovation, pioneering development of new approaches to meet emergin...

The National Veterinary Institute

The National Veterinary Institute is a national biomedical research institute in the fields of animal health, fish health and food safety, whose primary function is supply of independent research base...

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health was established January 1, 2002. The institute is a merger of the National Institute of Public Health, National Health Screening Service, the Medical Birth Reg...

The Association of Oncology Social Work

What: The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) invites you to a web briefing on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 to share results from a national survey of patients, caregiver...

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