Social and Behavioral Sciences
Political Duels at Work? Baylor Expert Gives 9 Tips to Keep the Peace
Sparring over immigration reform, ISIS and whether Trump should be in the White House can go quickly from casual to spirited to heated during water-cooler chats at work or in staff meetings.Media embedded: Image(s)Expert(s) available
– Baylor University
Electric Patch Holds Promise for Treating PTSD
UCLA-led research team plans to test approach with post-9/11 veterans to heal 'the invisible wounds of war'.Media embedded: Image(s)
Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
– University of California Los Angeles UCLA
Health Care Providers’ Familiarity with Military Culture Critical to Improving Care for Veterans
Health care systems and providers need to understand the unique realities of military culture in order to work effectively with veterans and military families, according to the findings of a study by a University at Buffalo research team.
Military Behavioral Health
– University at Buffalo
Navigating Facebook When You Can’t See Faces
A new study by Cornell information science researchers suggests that the technology used on Facebook and other social media sites should be adapted to improve accessibility.
– Cornell University
From Japan to Samoa: Understanding the Origins of Sexual Behavior
Award-winning researcher focuses on mental health challenges facing sexual and gender minority groups.Media embedded: Image(s)
– University of Toronto
Game Changing Innovation Is Rooted in Diverse Experiences and Knowledge
What spurs creativity? A Columbia sociologist studied the teams behind 12,422 video games released worldwide from 1979, when the gaming industry started, to 2009, and found the most innovative teams were built around diverse experiences and knowledge.Media embedded: Image(s)
American Journal of Sociology
– Columbia University
Clashes with Cops More Injurious Than Civilian-Only Skirmishes
People hospitalized due to an encounter with a law enforcement officer are more likely to have a mental illness, have longer hospitalizations, more injuries to the back and spine, and greater need for extended care than those hospitalized due to altercations with other civilians. The findings, based on 10 years of Illinois hospitalization data, are published in the journal Injury Epidemiology.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Study Shows U.S. Has Greater Link Between Low Birth Weight and Inequality
New research found that while low birth weight was linked to lower income and education levels in four comparable countries, that connection was most persistent in the United States.
American Journal of Public Health; R24HD042828
– University of Washington
Put Your Game Face On
The dark, cold days of winter offer a great time for family or friends to bond over board games, which provide surprising benefits beyond the activity itself, according to Kansas State University's Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena. Media embedded: Image(s)Expert(s) available
– Kansas State University