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Newswise LifeWire
Monday, March 7, 2016

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Featured Story:

New Study Shows Bias Toward Adopting Children of Certain Ethnic, Racial Backgrounds

As America continues to adopt more children internationally than... (more)

– University of Vermont

Featured Story:

Bromances May Be Good for Men's Health

Moderate stress encourages male bonding, and prosocial behavior makes them more resilient to stress. (more)

– University of California, Berkeley

Social and Behavioral Sciences

06-Mar-2016

Five-Year Study on Racial Profiling Leads to Policy Changes

Michael Birzer, Wichita State University's director of the School of Community Affairs, recently completed a five-year research project exploring...

Birzer's research has been published in his book, – Wichita State University

04-Mar-2016

New Study Shows Bias Toward Adopting Children of Certain Ethnic, Racial Backgrounds

As America continues to adopt more children internationally than any other country, hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. – most of...

Sociological Perspectives– University of Vermont

Purdue Research Team Investigates Disaster Recovery

Strong ties to the community and a bond between neighbors can help areas affected by natural disasters recover faster, according to a survey...

– Purdue University

03-Mar-2016

Accepting a Job Below One’s Skill Level Can Adversely Affect Future Employment Prospects

Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment because of the perception that someone...

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Bromances May Be Good for Men's Health

Moderate stress encourages male bonding, and prosocial behavior makes them more resilient to stress.

Neuropsychopharmacology– University of California, Berkeley

Public Opinion Expert Daniel Yankelovich Endows Multimillion Dollar Fund at UC San Diego

Known as the “dean of American pollsters,” Yankelovich has spent decades monitoring social change and public opinion. A friend and...

– University of California, San Diego

Education

04-Mar-2016

NAU Researcher Rolling Out Remedy for Reading Crisis

Trina Spencer, research director at the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University, is helping remedy the...

– Northern Arizona University

Law and Public Policy

03-Mar-2016

University of Maryland Study Links Anti-Immigration Policies & Terrorism

Recent acts of terrorism have fueled concern both about Muslim immigrants becoming radicalized in the West and about the possibility of terrorists...

Behavioral Science and Policy– University of Maryland, College Park

University of Miami Research Explains Success of Extremist Politicians

Today's longer campaign cycles, filled with numerous televised debates and constant news reporting and social media coverage, are causing the rise of...

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics– University of Miami

Financial, Migration Crises in Europe Add to EU Skepticism, Professor Finds

Rise of nationalism creates most complex problems since WWII, researcher says.

European Union Politics– University of Kansas

LifeWire Announcements

Military Medical School Receives Full LCME Reaccreditation

The Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) has granted eight years’ reaccreditation to the F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine...

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Politics and the Life Sciences Journal Now Published by Cambridge University Press

Erik Bucy, a professor in the College of Media & Communication, serves as editor-in-chief.

– Texas Tech University

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