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Marijuana Use Amongst Youth Stable, but Substance Abuse Admissions Up

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While marijuana use amongst youth remains stable, youth admission to substance abuse treatment facilities has increased, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Media Advisory: How a ‘Rock-Paper-Scissors’ Game Led to Charlottesville

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Johns Hopkins historian N.D.B. Connolly says last weekend’s white nationalist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, has made it clear that “generic solutions” to this county’s racial problem do not work. For too long, he says, discrimination and equality in the United States have operated “like an oversized historical game of paper-rock-scissors.”

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Detecting a Concealed Weapon or Threat Is Not Easy, Even for Experienced Police Officers

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Terrorist attacks and bombings underscore the need for accurate threat detection. However, the likelihood of a police officer identifying someone concealing a weapon is only slightly better than chance, according to research from Iowa State University.

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New Research: What Does It Take to Thrive in Elite Sports?

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Usain Bolt. Serena Williams. Cristiano Ronaldo. Those at the top of their sporting game put their heart and soul into doing their best, but new research has shed light on why thriving at elite sports is far more complex than it appears.

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Understanding Alternative Reasons Behind Climate Change Denial Could Help Bridge Divide

Mainstream criticism of people who deny climate change essentially portrays climate skeptics as being out of touch, ignorant or somehow incapable of understanding the facts about climate change.

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Teaching Language and Preparing Students for a Global Workplace

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In leading the Language Acquisition Resource Center at San Diego State, Dr. Mary Ann Lyman-Hager has made the teaching of language — from French and Spanish to Pashto and Dari — her life’s mission.

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Psychologists Available to Discuss Charlottesville Violence

As you are reporting on various aspects of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, psychologists are available to discuss how white supremacy, racism and prejudice can lead to extremism, how police should handle potentially violent demonstrations and how to help children and adults deal with trauma and grief.

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Pacific University (Ore.) Faculty Experts Offer Insight into the 2017 Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will sweep across America for the first time in 99 years.Time to do your homework to prepare for this much-anticipated celestial show!Pacific University's faculty experts in physics, biology and optometry are here to help, answering practical, eclipse-related questions and exploring the deeper meaning of what's likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime event for many people.

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Dr. Shivendra Sahi Named Chair and Professor of Biology at USciences

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University of the Sciences has named Shivendra (Shiv) Sahi, PhD, chair and professor of the Department of Biological Sciences, which was recently announced by provost Peter Miller, PhD. Dr. Sahi joins USciences from the Department of Biology at Western Kentucky University (WKU) and will begin his full time on August 15.

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APA Offers Resources for Dealing with Racism, Aftermath of Charlottesville Violence

The American Psychological Association has many resources available for the media and the public in covering and dealing with the aftermath of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.







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