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Holiday Gifts, pets, Veterinarian

Think Twice Before Giving Pets as Holiday Gift

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Tulane, Tulane University, Psychology, Neuroscience, impulse control, Brain, males and females, National Institiutes Of Health

Impulse Control Subject of Tulane Brain Institute Study

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A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse control issues than females.

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Gary Zarkin

RTI International’s Gary Zarkin Named Distinguished Fellow

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RTI International has named renowned expert in behavioral health economics, Gary Zarkin, Ph.D., an RTI Distinguished Fellow. The appointment of Distinguished Fellow, the highest level in RTI's Fellow Program, honors exceptionally talented individuals whose internationally recognized scientific accomplishments have made a significant impact on society.

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Medicaid, Health Care Act, health reform

Medicaid Expansion Popular Among Americans Connected to Program

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New research suggests constituents more likely to support its expansion

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Violence, War

Violence a Matter of Scale, Not Quantity, Researchers Show

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Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studying violence found the larger the population of a society, the smaller its war group size, proportionally — which means fewer casualties in a conflict.

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Social Media, social media analysis

Major Life Events Shared on Social Media Revive Dormant Connections, Study Shows

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New research from the University of Notre Dame examines the impact of major life events, on social network evolution, which, the study shows, has important implications for business practices, such as in marketing.

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Memory, memory accuracy, memory bias, Psychology, Emotion, Emotion and memory

Ithaca College Professor Finds Emotion Makes Memory Unreliable

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In a new article in the journal Memory, entitled “The Robustness of False Memory for Emotional Pictures,” Ithaca College assistant professor Brandy Bessette-Symons shows that while under certain circumstances emotion can improve memory, it also makes it less reliable.

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Marriage, Relationship, Power

What’s in a Name? How the Perception of Taking a Spouse’s Surname Can Define Power in Marriage

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A new study led by a UNLV psychology professor shows that a wife’s choice of surnames may influence perceptions of her husband’s personality and the distribution of power in the marriage.

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Game Design, Journalism, Digital Media, Higher Education, Gaming

Can Game Design Concepts Increase Journalism Engagement? New Report Says Yes

New research from American University finds interactive games can increase reader engagement with and understanding of news.

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Facebook, kids, Social Media, Safety, Screen Time, Cornell University

Parents, Do You Have a Family Media Use Plan? Here’s Why It’s Important







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