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Four voices, four perspectives, endless conversation. This weekly podcast sits you at our table and takes on a number of research-backed topics of social importance. Public health, education, social justice, relationships, the modern workplace setting, you name it; if it’s been researched, we’ll be talking about it! Each week, we look into a research question of particular interest and navigate through the complexities as we try to answer these questions and provide our bottom-line perspecti ...
 
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According to an article found on the Chronicle of Higher Education in 2016, approximately 75 of every 100 full-time faculty members are Caucasian, about 5 are Black, and fewer are Hispanic. On this episode, we are joined by Vanessa Gutierrez, a newly minted adjunct faculty member involved in sociological and research themes, in an engaging conversa…
 
Most of us are guilty of it. Following the acts of well known celebrities, we installed an app on our phones called “FaceApp”, which uses a headshot to create an image of what you may appear to look like when you’re much, much older. Following the rapid popularity of the app, privacy concerns started to arise, particularly some hazy areas in its pr…
 
According to a post by the Center for American Progress, “23.4% of children under the age of five are in some form of organized child care arrangement, which includes day care centers, nurseries, and preschools. This includes one-third of those with an employed mother and more than one-quarter of those whose mothers are not employed but are in scho…
 
According to a study depicted on NPR on June 20th, researchers conducted an experiment where they dropped 17,000 wallets in 40 different countries, containing varying amounts of cash, contact information and other personal effects. As it turns out, while most of us would think that the wallets would be long gone, the researchers discovered that mos…
 
Tarot cards have been used for centuries, for people seeking answers and seeking spiritual guidance. Some believe in it, while others don’t. On this episode, we explore why people seek Tarot readings, and who knows -- maybe we’ll get some answers to some of the tough questions we have, for life in general and in our careers!…
 
There are multiple management styles in today's environment which try to explore how we can best teach and grow our teams. On this episode, we discuss the concept of treating your team like "family", in the sense that you'll do whatever you need to make them feel supported. What are the pros/cons of this model? How is this feasible in a competitive…
 
Oftentimes, the most difficult times in our lives is the decision to quit and walk away from something that is not working or stick with it and persevere. According to the author of The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) Seth Godin, “Winners quit fast, quit often, and quit without guilt…People settle. They settle f…
 
According to a blog found on RE Factor Tactical, a company founded by veterans which sells tactical products and provides special operations with solutions for unconventional battlefield issues, violence can, and has historically been, the answer to major conflicts. In their blog, they state: “Those who say “violence is never the answer”, most like…
 
According to a recent article found on LinkedIn, many millennials believe that they will have been able to save $1 million by the time they hit 40, but the reality is that millennials’ 2016 salaries are actually 25% lower than those who were the same age in 2007. On this episode, Carl reflects on a recent trip to Key West, an interesting approach t…
 
According to a 2015 article found on the FlexJobs website, 75% of employees reported not having enough time for their children, 40% of mothers were the sole source of income for the household and most parents (almost three quarters) reported that after having a baby, they prefer to work fulltime again once the child is school-aged. These stats aren…
 
When it comes to decisions about how to spend federal funds, there is almost always vast differences in opinions on what the country should prioritize. According to a recent survey of U.S. adults by the PEW Research Center, about 72% favored increasing spending on education while 28% suggested decreasing assistance to the needy across the world and…
 
For the first time in three decades, nearly 1 in 4 Americans have not had sex in the past year! As it turns out, according to an article found in the Salt Lake Tribune, age is a major predictor - those who were more likely to abstain from sex were older than 60 or under 30! On this episode we discuss some of the potential reasons for this trend.…
 
According to a recent Gallup poll, Millennials are the least engaged generation in the workforce, are more likely to job hop, and it is predicted that the US economy loses on average $30.5B from Millennial-related turnover. According to a recent Deloitte Study, a majority of Millennials from around the world felt that companies don’t behave ethical…
 
According to survey results we found on the PEW Research Center’s website, “nearly half (46%) of the public would rather live in a different type of community from the one they’re living in now — a sentiment that is most prevalent among city dwellers.” This prompts us to explore the question - why are we prone to the desire to live elsewhere? Does …
 
According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the number of working men without a college degree has been on the decline (from 95% in 1960s to 85% in 2015), leading some economists to worry. Ariel Binder and John Bound of The University of Michigan has a new theory as to why: the shifting family dynamics, women taking on …
 
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former personal lawyer, recently testified before the House Oversight and Reform Committee about his involvement in the 2016 election and hush money paid to Stormy Daniels, among other proof which incriminates President Trump. Cohen’s testimony also has us all wondering: is our democratic republic is failing (so muc…
 
Two years have passed since Britain voted on Brexit, but the split has proved more difficult than originally promised. Pro-Brexit arguments ranged from more rational immigration policies to the EU strangling the UK with burdensome regulations. However, big businessmen and current residents are now worried for their immediate implications with possi…
 
Parents nowadays have to battle technology and are trying “flip-phone parenting” to emphasize self-care. As we're kicking off the year and the Letamendi's are welcoming a beautiful baby girl into the world, we're going to discuss a few parenting trends, as depicted in an article we found on Everydayfamily.com.…
 
This month, President Trump declared a national emergency, which will allow him to move forward with building a wall along the southern border. Other recent (and still active) declarations of national emergencies include blocking property of people threatening peace, security or the stability of Yemen, declaration of national emergency by reason of…
 
According to author Malcolm Harris, author of Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials, Millennials (those born between 1980-2000), are bearing the brunt of the economic damage brought by the late-twentieth-century capitalism. He states, “If Millennials are different, it’s not because we’re more or less evolved than our parents …
 
According to a 2015 article titled Happiness and Productivity: Understanding the Happy-Productive Worker, happier employees exerted higher levels of effort and more productivity than those who were not. This represents just one of many studies regarding employee morale, which shows that employee happiness, while not considered in many office enviro…
 
Bullying in grade school is a well-researched topic. There are tons of campaigns aimed at reducing bullying at schools, creating a safe and welcoming environment, and ensuring that the adverse consequences of bullying are avoided. On this episode, Kacey and Carl talk about an interesting project the team at Ology is currently working on, which will…
 
According to the website YouthMentor.org, 1 in 4 public school children drop out before finishing high school, and African-American and Hispanic students have a 65% likelihood of finishing high school on time. The website also states that 76% of at-risk youth who had a mentor aspire to enroll in college, have lower rates of depression symptoms, are…
 
Often times, we are taught a certain narrative about what life is like in other countries. On this episode, we discuss Kacey’s observations from his recent trip to China, and Jazmin and Carl’s trip to Russia just a few years back, where something interesting happened -- development of a new perception!…
 
As we enter into the holiday season (aka peak retail season), it’s common for us to give gifts to one another, as a gesture of appreciation, or for workplace secret santas. On this episode, we explore the concept of gift giving during the holidays, and reasons for purchasing gifts for others. Is gift giving meaningful, or useless?…
 
According to Blink, a company which provides motion-detection home security systems, the likelihood of having a package stolen may depend on where you live! California had a per-capita package theft rate of .62%, .19% in New York, .66% in Florida, and a whopping 26% in North Dakota! On this episode, we’ll talk about these rates and the risks associ…
 
In looking at 10 years’ worth of retail sales, it appears to have been consistent, with the exception of 2008-2009, where storefront retail seems to have taken a dip. This year, we have noticed the closure of several stores, and increased in sales for Amazon. On this episode, we discuss our observations and projections of retails sales for the 2018…
 
Reflecting on historical drug policies aimed at reducing or even eliminating drug use has led us to wonder -- have those policies been effective? Did they actually result in reduction of drug abuse, or did consumption increase? Should we legislate a life-choice decision, and a crime a crime without victim?…
 
Project Digital Africa is an organization with a mission to create awareness and provide people living in Africa with the opportunity to have access to unlimited resources, training, certifications, software, devices, and gadgets in the digital and tech industry. On this episode, we are joined by Lisa Nwoye, the Founder and President of the organiz…
 
On the 6th of November, over 1,200 candidates ran for seats in the House and Senate. On this episode, we come together to answer the question - does it matter? We invite you to it at our table! Join us! Let’s discuss! What do think? Any ideas for what you’d like to hear on the show? Drop us a line at info@ologyresearchgroup.org. Make sure to check …
 
According to the website The Science of People, 73% of Americans and 79% of people younger than 45 believe in soulmates. On this episode, we explore the topics of soulmates, love, bonding and relationships, all to answer the question: are soulmates real, or surreal? We invite you to it at our table! Join us! Let’s discuss! What do think? Any ideas …
 
On this episode, the team at Ology Research Group and the ORGanon Podcast celebrates its 100th episode, which means we’ve committed to having 100 conversations about contemporary social issues. We reflect on our experience thus far, and plan ahead for episode 101 and beyond!Di Ology Research Group
 
According to the Federal Reserve Bank, American students amassed $1.5 trillion in student loans through the second quarter of 2018, marking the second-largest consumer debt segment in the country after mortgages...and the number just keeps growing! On this episode, we discuss this social, economic, and psychological phenomenon.…
 
Racism is defined as a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. We all have, to some degree, experienced some level of racism. On this episode, we wanted to have a heart to heart conversation about our personal experiences with racism…
 
According to the PEW Research Center, approximately 61% of Americans favor legalization of marijuana, a huge increase from attitudes in the late 60s when about 12% of Americans favored legalization and most preferred keeping it illegal. These days, we’re noticing many states moving forward with progressive laws to decriminalize marijuana and even a…
 
At various points in the history of medical science, there were diseases that were deemed incurable. Some of these perceived “incurable” diseases, which cures were found for in the 20th century include diphtheria, malaria, measles, pertussis, pneumococcal disease, polio, tetanus, typhoid fever, yellow fever, and smallpox. Breakthroughs in biomedica…
 
According to Merriam-Webster, intersectionality is defined as the complex, cumulative manner in which the effects of different forms of discrimination combine, overlap, or intersect. On today’s episode, we’re joined by Mark Travis Rivera, Artistic Director and Founder of the Marked Dance Project and author of the book Drafts, to have a about inters…
 
According to a recent article in the Toastmaster magazine written by Lauren Parsons, there is scientific research “suggests that success does not lead to happiness but that the opposite is true. Happiness has a profound effect on brain function and significantly increases individual performance, leading to greater success”. On this episode, we disc…
 
Regular exercise is considered to be a good old-fashioned, preventive practice that helps people “be healthy” and prevent many conditions such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and many other conditions. On this episode, we want to take a moment and answer the question - why do people really work out? It can’t always be just to be healthy, e…
 
Have you ever heard anyone say that a glass of wine is good for the heart? Well, according to an article published on the Lancet on August 23rd, 2018, which looked at global patterns of alcohol consumption states, “...the safest level of drinking is none. This level is in conflict with most health guidelines, which espouse health benefits associate…
 
Have you ever wondered why workweeks are usually 40-hours? In 1890, the government tracked worker’s hours and found that manufacturing laborers worked about 100 hours a week! In 1916, congress passed the Adamson Act, which established an 8 hour workday for railroad workers. Ten years later, Ford Motor Companies implemented a 5-day, 40 hour workweek…
 
A hospital-based study had over 1,000 adult patients interact with several physicians who had fake piercings and tattoos. The patients were asked about the physician’s competence, professionalism, caring attitude, approachability, trustworthiness and reliability. All five qualities were rated highly over 75 percent of the time, regardless of whethe…
 
According to an article published in Science Advances, sociologist Elizabeth Bruch, Ph.D., and Mark Newman, Ph.D., a physics professor, collected DMs received by online daters across four cities to determine level of desirability. On this episode, we discuss trends in online dating, usage of data to identify social patterns and of course - social i…
 
According to an article published by the Pew Research Center, most people who attend religious services state that they attend church, synagogue or mosque to feel closer to God. Those who don’t attend religious services tend to be younger, more educated and democratic. Moreover, about 37% of survey respondents indicated that they don’t attend relig…
 
According to a study by sociologist Andrew Zekeri (Zekeri, 2004), oral communication skills were the number one skill college graduates found useful in the business world. Nonetheless, there are many other surveys out there that confirm that public speaking, and not many other things - including death - is one of people’s biggest fears. An article …
 
Contemporarily, many people have perceived polygamy to be something repulsive, sinful, immoral and inappropriate. According to an article published in Psychology Today, there seems to be trends alluding to the opposite - more and more people are being open about having multiple partners. Are we going “backwards” when it comes to the concept of what…
 
According to an article published on the Huffington Post, children who have good relationships with their fathers and feel loved by them, tend to have fewer behavioral problems, and appear to engage in alcohol and drug abuse far less. Conversely, when fathers are less engaged, children are more likely to dropout of school earlier and exhibit behavi…
 
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