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Economy Flyers Unite! Research Shows Air Rage a Product of Class Difference

We blame air rage on long flight delays, shrinking seats and a general decline in civility. But the first empirical research study into the phenomenon pegs another culprit -- class inequality -- for the reason passengers lose it when taking to the so-called friendly skies.

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Psychiatric Symptoms Impact Mental Health Court Engagement

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People living with mental illness are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. It is estimated that 1 million people with mental illnesses are arrested and booked in the U.S. each year. As such, interventions to help this population, such as mental health courts, are becoming popular in communities across the country. New research from the University of Missouri finds that for mental health courts to be successful, every professional engaged in the process should be aware of the relationship between psychiatric symptoms and participant engagement within the system and connect participants with comprehensive treatment and services as early as possible.

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Neuroscientists Find Evidence for ‘Visual Stereotyping’

The stereotypes we hold can influence our brain’s visual system, prompting us to see others’ faces in ways that conform to these stereotypes, neuroscientists at New York University have found.

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Love of Eating… Fear of Food: How to Empower Consumers in an Age of Mistrust

Trust in our food supply and nutrition information is critical to the health of our nation, yet consumers are more skeptical than ever. What can we do to regain their trust and bring the credibility back to the profession?

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Study Shows How Different People Respond to Aspirin — an Important Cardioprotective Drug

Researchers have learned new information about how different people respond to aspirin, a globally prescribed drug in cardioprotection. The team identified more than 5,600 lipids in blood platelets and gained new insights into how these cells respond to aspirin.

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Hunting Wolves Near Denali, Yellowstone Cuts Wolf Sightings in Half

Visitors to national parks are half as likely to see wolves in their natural habitat when wolf hunting is permitted just outside park boundaries, according to a new study.

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Analyzing the Psyche of Risky Drivers

Road crashes are the world’s leading cause of preventable death and injury in people under 35, accounting for around 5 million casualties every year. Repeat offenders make a disproportionate contribution to these statistics – and are known for their poor response to education and prevention efforts. But a better understanding of the subconscious and emotional processes of high-risk drivers could make a difference, according to new research from McGill University.

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Research Shows How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions

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In-depth research by Wake Forest sociology professor Amanda Gengler, shows that, as a way to manage day-to-day living, parents of children with life-threatening illnesses might choose from several communication strategies

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Measuring Happiness on Social Media

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In a study published in March in the journal PLOS One, University of Iowa computer scientists used two years of Twitter data to measure users' life satisfaction, a component of happiness.

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Magnifying Smartphone Screen Apps For Visually Impaired, Online Anti-Bullying Programs, A One Atom Engine and more in the Technology News Source

Magnifying Smartphone Screen Apps For Visually Impaired, Online Anti-Bullying Programs, A One Atom Engine and more in the Technology News Source

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FAU Research Indicates Vivid Language Used to Assure Whistleblowers of Protection Can Instead Evoke Fear

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A new study by researchers at FAU and Providence College has found that vivid language intended to assure potential whistleblowers they will be protected from retaliation is instead likely to evoke fear and make them less likely to report misconduct.

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Saudis to sell stake in state-owned oil: Experts Needed

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Aaron Cooper, PhD, Available to Discuss Distracted Parenting

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Videogame Addiction Linked to ADHD

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Young and single men are at risk of being addicted to video games. The addiction indicates an escape from ADHD and psychiatric disorder.

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New Research Solves Enigma in Ant Communication

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ASU scientists part of study that shows how 'winner-winner' behavior may shape animal colonies.

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Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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First-of-Its-Kind Driving Simulator Lab at UAB Powered by Donation From Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOT

The facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing the major public health issue of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.

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Finding Sleep's Sweet Spot

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A new study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine finds a link between adequate sleep, earlier bedtimes and heart-healthy behavior.

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Senior Adults Can See Health Benefits from Dog Ownership

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Among adults 60 years of age or more, walking is the most common form of leisure-time physical activity because it is self-paced, low impact and does not require equipment. Researchers at the University of Missouri have determined that older adults who also are pet owners benefit from the bonds they form with their canine companions.

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Online Program Reduces Bullying Behavior in Schools, Tests Show

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Behaviors that enable bullying—a significant public health problem for adolescents—were reduced among students who completed a new online anti-bullying program, according to a new study.