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Study Sheds Light on How, Why Middle Managers Can Coerce Employees Into Deceptive Practices

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A study led by a University of Kansas School of Business professor sheds new light on how and why middle managers can coerce their employees into deceiving upper management, in order to ensure that a unit's performance looks good while also keeping...
5-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flint Water Crisis Led to Lower Fertility Rates, Higher Fetal Death Rates, Researchers Find

Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis caused fewer babies being born there — through reduced fertility rates and higher fetal death rates — compared with other Michigan cities during that time, according to a working paper that includes a...
20-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Getting Emotional After Failure Helps You Improve Next Time, Study Finds

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New research led by a University of Kansas marketing professor has found emotional responses to failure rather than cognitive ones are more effective at improving people's results for the next time they tackle the next related task.
19-Sep-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Links Exercise to Better Self-Control

Research appearing recently in the peer-reviewed journal Behavior Modification shows people engaged in a tailored physical activity intervention demonstrate improved self-control.
5-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

'Marrying Up' Is Now Easier for Men, Improves Their Economic Well-Being, Study Finds

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As the number of highly educated women has increased in recent decades, the chances of "marrying up" have increased significantly for men and decreased for women, according to a new study led by a University of Kansas sociologist.
31-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Astronomers Discuss Do’s and Don’ts for Viewing Aug. 21 ‘Great American Eclipse’

On Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse will cut across the U.S. in a diagonal track running from Oregon southeast to South Carolina. Two University of Kansas professors of physics & astronomy have offered guidance to best view the once-in-a-lifetime...
26-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

KU Engineering Grad Loral O’Hara Becomes New NASA Astronaut

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O’Hara becomes the fourth graduate of KU to become a NASA astronaut, joining Joe Engle, Ron Evans and current KU Professor of Physics and Astronomy Steven Hawley.
21-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Driving-Simulator Lab Accelerates Research Into Driver Behavior and Vehicle Technology

Investigators in the KU Transportation Engineering Analysis Laboratory are researching driver behavior, psychology and distracted driving, as well as traffic engineering, signal control and the gamut of new technology appearing in modern vehicles.
7-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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