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‘Red Effect’ Sparks Interest in Female Monkeys

Recent studies showed that the color red tends increase our attraction toward others, feelings of jealousy, and even reaction times. Now, new research shows that female monkeys also respond to the color red, suggesting that biology, rather than our culture, may play the fundamental role in our “red” reactions.

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Why Early-Stage Breast Cancer Survivors Opt for Mastectomy

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Why did 43 percent of 1,093 South Dakota women diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer surveyed choose mastectomy rather than lumpectomy? “According to research evidence, survival rates are considered equal,” noted Nancy Fahrenwald, dean of the South Dakota State University College of Nursing. To determine which of the nine independent variables tipped the scales toward mastectomy, she collaborated with associate professor Chris Saunders of the mathematics and statistics department.

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Undue Influence: How Can We Be Effectively Warned Not to Give Away Our Information Online?

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Two University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) professors are figuring out the most effective ways we’re influenced to give away personal information online and what warnings would be most effective to get us to stop.

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University Names Jana L. Jones as President

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The Family Institute at Northwestern University, an organization committed to strengthening and healing families from all walks of life through clinical service, education and research, announces the appointment of a new President, Jana L. Jones.

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Expert: Potential Economic Impact of Ebola Pandemic on West Africa - Leonce Ndikumana

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Partisan Lenses: Beauty Lies in Your Political Affiliation

Have you ever noticed you find your candidate for political office more attractive than the opponent? New research from Cornell University shows you’re not the only one.

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Research Reveals Coping Challenges and Strategies for Families Experiencing Miscarriage

Oct. 15 has been designated as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. In comprehensive interviews with 20 couples who had recently experienced a miscarriage, two researchers explored how the couples handled the difficulties they faced when talking about their loss.

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New Approaches Needed for People with Serious Mental Illnesses in Criminal Justice System

Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report.

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UAB Research Examines Youth Sports Injury Rates

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Study explores patterns such as top 5 most common sports and recreation injuries.

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Not Playing Politics: How to Stay Friends When Your Views Differ

Wake Forest University professor offers advice on navigating politics with friends and family.

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