Social and Behavioral Sciences
Troubled-Youth Facilities Benefit From 'Ecological Approach'
The difficult, and sometimes dangerous, job of caregiving in residential facilities for troubled youth becomes notably more fulfilling when agencies de-emphasize behavior control in favor of creating opportunities for children‘s success.
– Cornell University
Research in Social Opinion Dynamics Sheds Light on Trump's Political Rise
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute used mathematical models to investigate how opinions spread when there is unusual dissent or diversity, as was the case for much of the 2016 Republican primary season, which began with 17 candidates seeking the party’s nomination.Media embedded: Image(s)
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Professor Helps Track Illegal Drug Use via Social Media
Yong Ge, an assistant professor in the College of Computing and Informatics Department of Computer Science, has developed a tool that leverages social media data to help analyze use patterns of illegal drugs by young adults across the country. The National Institutes of Health funded his work.
– University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gift Helps Top UWM Program and Professor Get Even Better
UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Professor Nadya Fouad is named the inaugural Mary and Ted Kellner Chair in Educational Psychology.Media embedded: Image(s)Expert(s) available
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee