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Immersed in Violence: How 3-D Gaming Affects Video Game Players

Playing violent video games in 3-D makes everything seem more real – and that may have troubling consequences for players, a new study reveals.

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Animal Therapy Reduces Anxiety, Loneliness Symptoms in College Students

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Animal-assisted therapy can reduce symptoms of anxiety and loneliness among college students, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Idaho State University and Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Millennials are Most Hopeful When it Comes to Civility in America, Finds New Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate Research

The 5th annual Civility in America survey from global public relations firm Weber Shandwick and public affairs firm Powell Tate with KRC Research looks at civility through a generational lens to better understand what the future holds for society. Although Americans are unanimous about the bleak state of civility, the Millennial generation seems less convinced of a more uncivil future.

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Price Check: Cost Doesn't Signal Quality

Though many consumers look to the price tag when determining quality, they may not get what they paid for, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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Does Facebook Make You Lonely?

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Hayeon Song, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, analyzed existing research on the impact of Facebook on loneliness. She concluded Facebook didn't make people lonely, but lonely people were more likely to use the popular social media site.

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Childhood Psychological Abuse as Harmful as Sexual or Physical Abuse

Children who are emotionally abused and neglected face similar and sometimes worse mental health problems as children who are physically or sexually abused, yet psychological abuse is rarely addressed in prevention programs or in treating victims, according to a new study published by the American Psychological Association.

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Study: ‘Broad Consensus’ that Violent Media Increase Child Aggression

Majorities of media researchers, parents and pediatricians agree that exposure to violent media can increase aggression in children, according to a new national study.

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Who Are the Men and Boys Suffering From Anorexia?

A new study by researchers from the University of Montreal reveals the current state of knowledge about anorexia in men and boys. "Our results show that certain particularities can be identified in males, especially related to personality, gender identity, and sexual orientation", says Laurence Corbeil-Serre.

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New Study Lists Top Psychologists of Modern Era

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A U.Va. study ranks the top 200 psychologists from recent decades.

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Classroom Intervention Helps Shy Kids Learn

A program that helps teachers modify their interactions with students based on an individual’s temperament helps shy children to become more engaged in their class work, and in turn, improves their math and critical thinking skills.

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