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Sub-Saharan Africans Are Satisfied with Their Sex Lives


People in Africa’s Sub-Sahara region, a relatively undeveloped area, are generally satisfied with their sex lives, with the most common rating — reported by 18 percent of survey respondents — being a perfect “10,” according to Baylor...
18-Aug-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Employers Who Promote Ethics Should Reward Workers Who Exhibit Them, Baylor Study Finds


Building a business reputation from the inside out — with employees giving a company high marks as an ethical place to work — is increasingly being hailed as a way to get a leg up on the competition, right alongside customer service and quality...
17-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chubby Chums vs. Petite Pals: Heavy People More at Ease Socializing with Stocky Folks, but It Can Hinder Weight Loss, Study Finds


People trying to shed pounds — but who hang out with heavier pals regularly — are more likely to lose weight if they include thinner people in their social lives, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher.
16-Aug-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Your Diet Plan Isn’t Working? New Baylor Research Explains Why


Dieters tend to adopt the wrong strategies, often planning to ditch their favorite foods and replace them with less-desirable options, according to new research from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business. Conversely, successful dieters...
12-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor University Professor and Students Help Unearth Ancient Mosaics and Coins in Synagogue Ruins in Israel


Ancient mosaics depicting Noah’s ark and the parting of the Red Sea have been discovered by university scholars and students excavating a synagogue in Israel that dates to the fifth century.
7-Jul-2016 3:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor Historian to Discuss Global Trends at Panel Discussion in Washington, D.C., July 12

Key global demographic trends affecting issues of faith, migration and the economy will be discussed by an expert panel, including Baylor University religion historian Philip Jenkins, Ph.D., at the Washington, D.C., office of The Pew Charitable...
5-Jul-2016 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

United States Parents Not as Happy as Those Without Children, Baylor University Researcher Says


Parents in the United States generally are not as happy as those who aren’t parents. Not only that, the U.S. has the largest “happiness gap” among parents compared to non-parents in 22 industrialized countries, according to a new report.
22-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Baylor Research Identifies Keys to Managing Innovators


A new study from Baylor University’s Hankamer School of Business helps leaders better understand how to manage innovators, specifically scientists and engineers.
20-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Life in the Empty Nest: Four Tips to Help Parents Make the Adjustment


Change will come as students move from their homes to college campuses across the nation these next few weeks. For the parents left behind, that pivot to the “empty nest” and a new stage in life can spark myriad emotions and some challenging...
10-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Six Tips to Help Students Choose a Major


Students are often allowed to enter college under the designation “undecided,” but they should try to declare a major sooner rather than later in order to graduate on time, said Amy Ames, assistant director of professional development in Baylor...
4-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Baylor Sleep Expert Gives Six Tips to Switch Students From Summer to School Schedules


Students soon will leave behind the lazy summer days and go back to school, leaping — or crawling — out of bed when the alarm clock goes off. Baylor University sleep expert Michael Scullin, Ph.D., offers ways to make the transition.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Gun Control Can't Stop Such "Low-Tech Horror" as Truck Attack in France, Says Baylor Terrorism Scholar


15-Jul-2016 11:30 AM EDT

Baylor Expert Can Discuss Positives — and Perils — of Sharing Tragedies, Hot-button Issues on Social Media


11-Jul-2016 3:30 PM EDT

Think You Know The American Revolution? Read These Five Books This Fourth of July, Professor Says


This Fourth of July marks the 240th anniversary of the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted. This year, in addition to firing up the grill and donning red, white and blue, why not pick up a book with a patriotic theme?
30-Jun-2016 4:25 PM EDT

Zika Mosquitoes Differ From West Nile Mosquitoes, ‘Bite At All Times Of The Day,’ National Expert Says


In the following Q&A, Richard Duhrkopf, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and nationally recognized expert on mosquitoes, provides an update on national and statewide (Texas) efforts and gives tips to...
21-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Four Tips to Help Parents Cope with Their Child’s Transition From High School to College


The transition from high school to college can be as difficult for parents as it is for the students leaving the house. Becky Scott, M.S.W., lecturer in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, shares four tips to help parents...
14-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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