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Monday, April 6, 2015

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Stop Complaining About the Moral Decline of Western Society!

Morality is not declining in the modern world. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one. Centered on individual self-fulfillment, and... (more)

– Vanderbilt University

Featured Story:

Cold, Callous and Untreatable? Not All Psychopaths Fit the Stereotype, Says New Study

A new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology shows that a subset of pre-psychopathic youth, who appear callous and unemotional,... (more)

– University of Vermont

Science News

03-Apr-2015

Trending Stories Report for 3 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: nanotech treating cancer, immunology, autism, patient monitoring, research ethics, lingering effects of dispersant in Gulf of Mexico, wildlife conservation.

– Newswise Trends

Social and Behavioral Sciences

06-Apr-2015

Research Debunks Commonly Held Belief About Narcissism

Contrary to popular belief, excessive use of first-person singular pronouns such as "I" and "me" does not necessarily indicate a narcissistic tendency, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

(Embargo expired on 06-Apr-2015 at 09:00 ET)

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Cold, Callous and Untreatable? Not All Psychopaths Fit the Stereotype, Says New Study

A new study published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology shows that a subset of pre-psychopathic youth, who appear callous and unemotional, are actually masking unmanageable negative emotions and can be helped by cognitive behavioral or dialectical behavioral therapy.

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Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology

– University of Vermont

Eye-Tracking Technology Aids Wichita State Student's Research on Infant Behavior

Wichita State University grad student Jennifer Francois is conducting research that studies the ways in which infants' eyes track their mothers' faces -- a small detail that can have a big impact on a child's foundation for future language development.

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– Wichita State University

03-Apr-2015

To Improve Bicycle Safety, Crash Reports Need to Capture More Data

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers are calling upon police in all states to improve their reporting of crashes involving vehicles and bicycles, according to a new study. Currently, details on crashes are handwritten by police on paper and there are few bicycle-relevant codes.

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Injury Prevention, Apr-2015

– Harvard School of Public Health

UF/IFAS, Immokalee Officials Are Working Together to Get Residents Moving and Eating Healthy to Combat Area Obesity

Each first Saturday of the month, health workers, athletes gather in Immokalee Community Park to teach people about exercising and eating more fruits and vegetables to combat obesity.

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– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

02-Apr-2015

Raising Retirement Age Would Widen Benefit Disparities for Disadvantaged

The age to receive full Social Security benefits should be closer to 70, according to a report published in the journal Daedalus. “We're living longer and healthier than ever before, but the statutory age of retirement for receiving Social Security benefits doesn’t reflect that,” says lead author S. Jay Olshansky, professor of epidemiology in the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.

Daedalus; MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society

– University of Illinois at Chicago

Education

06-Apr-2015

Do We Have to Spell It Out for You? OK

Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine (Spring 2015) tackles the translation on big data, nurse-patient communication across cultures, showing new students the ropes, and more

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– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

02-Apr-2015

One-Third of College STEM Majors Switch Fields by Graduation

About a quarter of high performing students who began pursuing a bachelor's degree between 2003 and 2009 declared a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) major; however, nearly a third of these students had transferred out of STEM fields by spring 2009, according to a study by RTI International.

Journal of Technology and Science Education, Vol 5, No 1 (2015)

– RTI International

From Cockroaches to Parasitic Wasps, Creepy Crawlers Are for Kids

Introducing what others would call “creepy crawlers” to kids is one way entomologists have witnessed transforming growth both personally and academically for the children they teach. The goal of the Southwestern Branch-Entomological Society of America Youth Science Committee is to help kids get interested in science through bugs.

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– Texas A&M AgriLife

Pop Culture

03-Apr-2015

How 'Mad Men' Fueled Another Kind of Counter-Cultural Revolution

AMC's "Mad Men," which begins airing its final episodes Sunday, has shown how the Golden Age of Advertising shifted power from the account execs to the artists.

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– Creighton University

Law and Public Policy

06-Apr-2015

Stop Complaining About the Moral Decline of Western Society!

Morality is not declining in the modern world. Instead, a new morality is replacing the previous one. Centered on individual self-fulfillment, and linked to administrative government, it permits things the old morality forbid, like sex for pleasure, but forbids things the old morality allowed, like intolerance and equality of opportunity.

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– Vanderbilt University

02-Apr-2015

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Tentative Iran Nuclear Deal

The European Union has announced that the basis for a deal on a peaceful Iranian nuclear program has been reached. Faculty members in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and IU Maurer School of Law are available to offer perspectives.

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– Indiana University

LifeWire Announcements

UVA Darden School Introduces New MOOC on Project Management

New Project Management MOOC at UVA Darden.

– University of Virginia Darden School Foundation

LifeWire Higher Education Events

University of Utah Law Students Practice Taking the Helm During a Terrorist Attack

Twenty-two students will participate in a counter-terrorism simulation at the University of Utah on April 10. Groups of seven will be presented with a scenario at three times during the day: 7:30 to 11 a.m., noon to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 8 p.m.. The counterterrorism simulation will be streamed live at http://law.utah.edu

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– University of Utah

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