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Face Masks Are Disrupting Facial Recognition

December 30, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

A new BGU study finds that our ability to identify familiar faces has been reduced by 15% due to face masks.

BGU Researchers Discover Plants Feed Off of Dust

December 29, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The breakthrough could help farmers to reduce the use of environmentally damaging chemical fertilizer.

BGU-Sponsored Historic Photo Exhibition Opens in Dubai

December 24, 2020

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Social Sciences & Humanities

The exhibition reflects the rich Jewish heritage in 14 Arab countries.

BGU Prof. Offers Tips for Vaccine Compliance

December 21, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

A BGU expert on vaccine psychology offers 10 tips to get citizens to follow.

Israel’s Oldest Inscribed Seal Sold for a Steal

December 14, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The inscribed clay artifact was purchased from a Bedouin antiquities merchant in the 1980s for a few cents.

Parents Find It’s OK to Laugh About COVID

November 13, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

New BGU research indicates online humor related to the pandemic is an important coping vehicle for parents.

BGU Education Expert Warns Remote Learning Fails Children

October 5, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

In Israel, Zoom is no substitute for in-class education. Underprivileged communities bear the brunt.

The Forgotten Legacy of 20th Century Pandemics

August 13, 2020

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU's Prof. Beiner predicts whether COVID-19 will fade from collective memory like the forgotten flu of 1918.

Why Interest Rates May Not Fall Below Zero

July 16, 2020

Tags: Business & Management, Social Sciences & Humanities

BGU research finds risk-taking decreases in negative interest rate scenarios and the Fed is taking note.


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