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New Technology, Tablets Still a Struggle for Older Generations

Learning a new technology can be a daunting task for adults of any age, but this is especially true in older adults. New research from Drs. Kate Magsamen-Conrad and John Dowd, assistant professors of communication at Bowling Green State University,...
29-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Toxic Water

BOWLING GREEN, O.—In freshwater lakes around the world, a blue-green slick is often seen floating on the water. These algae blooms often result from an overabundance of what's known as cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which may be toxic to...
20-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Workshop to Address Global Problem of Toxic Algae

From China to Austria to northwest Ohio,the problem of toxic algal blooms is one that affects millions of people across the world. Last summer, toxic algae in Lake Erie forced the city of Toledo to issue a “do not drink” advisory that affected...
10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

More Women Choosing Living Together Over Marriage

If it seems like more women are choosing to live with a partner instead of get married, you’re right. According to researchers at the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University, the percentage of women who...
10-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

Exploring the Significance of ‘Sacred Moments’ in Therapy

“My client said I was different than all other therapists in the sense that I was genuinely caring about him and paying attention to what he was saying and also to what he was not saying. It was like time had stopped and we were two vulnerable...
5-Jan-2015 3:10 PM EST

New Research Examines Spirituality and Marital Health

Each year, millions of U.S. couples walk down aisles in churches, temples and mosques to get married. Many only occasionally return to a place of worship together. Does that mean their marriage is devoid of spirituality? Do spiritual dimensions of...
2-Dec-2014 8:55 AM EST

Examining Grandparents in the U.S.

Grandparents are an important source of both financial and non-financial support for families. But, surprisingly little is known about this group. Most research is limited to those grandparents who live with their grandchildren, ignoring the vast...
5-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Appreciation for Fat Jokes, Belief in Obese Stereotypes Linked

From movies to television, obesity is still considered “fair game” for jokes and ridicule. A new study from researchers at Bowling Green State University took a closer look at weight-related humor to see if anti-fat attitudes played into a...
30-Jul-2014 12:40 PM EDT

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