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Social and Behavioral Sciences


Middle-Aged Adults with Borderline Personality Disorder Potentially at Higher Risk for Heart Attacks, Study Says

Middle-aged adults who show symptoms of borderline personality disorder may be at greater risk for a heart attack, as they show physical signs of worsening cardiovascular health more than other adults, according to research published by the American ...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment

Embargo expired on 28-Oct-2019 at 09:00 ET


What 26,000 books reveal when it comes to learning language

What can reading 26,000 books tell researchers about how language environment affects language behavior? Brendan T. Johns, an assistant professor of communicative disorders and sciences at UB has published a computational modeling study that suggests...

– University at Buffalo

Behavior Research Methods


Employee Behavioral Health Program Improves Depression and Anxiety

An employer-sponsored behavioral health program can reduce symptoms in employees with depression and anxiety, reports a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

– Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Mindfulness meditation enhances positive effects of psilocybin

Recent years have seen a renewed interest in the clinical application of classic psychedelics in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.

– University of Zurich

Scientific Reports

For better research results, let mice be mice

Animal models can serve as gateways for understanding many human communication disorders, but a new study from the University at Buffalo suggests that the established practice of socially isolating mice for such purposes might actually make them poor...

– University at Buffalo



First Aid for Severe Trauma Curriculum Being Developed for High Schools

A life-saving course is in development to train high school students around the country how to to deliver the first aid skills for severely injured trauma victims. The education and training course is being created by the Uniformed Services Universit...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

Law and Public Policy


Training for Title IX investigators lacks tested, effective techniques

Interviews are the central component of any Title IX investigation, but new research finds the techniques investigators are using may not be the most effective. Iowa State University researchers evaluated the available training programs and identifie...

– Iowa State University

Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition


Energy Regulation Rollbacks Threaten Progress Against Harmful Ozone

The fight against harmful ozone is under legal threat. Air quality and carbon emissions regulations are currently in limbo in courts and congress, from core legislation from the 1970s to rules from the last U.S. administration. This study models the ...

– Georgia Institute of Technology

One Earth; R835880; 1444745

Embargo expired on 25-Oct-2019 at 11:00 ET


Health Care in the United States: 5 Big Questions on Its Pricey Present, Uncertain Future

Health care in the United State is wildly complicated and remarkably expensive. Paul Matherne (EMBA ’10), a Darden lecturer, pediatric cardiologist and acting chief medical officer of UVA Health, looks at the misaligned incentives at the heart of U...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Scientists, legal scholars fight for transparency and fairness in housing algorithms

the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) proposal to dramatically revise the Fair Housing Act. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed new legislation that would absolve landlords and lenders from any l...

– Santa Fe Institute

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Author to Discuss How Black Homeownership Undermined by Discriminatory Real Estate, Banking Tactics

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor’s discussion continues UIC's Social Justice Initiative's theme, “Home,” for the 2019-2020 school year

– University of Illinois at Chicago





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