Social and Behavioral Sciences
Road to Recovery
As Rutgers University's substance abuse helpline enters its second year, it counts its success one call at a timeMedia embedded: Image(s)
– Rutgers University
Researchers Offer New Theory About How Climate Affects Violence
Researchers have long struggled to explain why some violent crime rates are higher near the equator than other parts of the world. Now, a team of researchers have developed a model that could help explain why.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
– Ohio State University
Parents, Especially Fathers, Play Key Role in Young Adults’ Health: Study
A new University of Guelph study has found that parents, and especially fathers, play a vital role in developing healthy behaviours in young adults and helping to prevent obesity in their children.
When it came to predicting whether a young male will become overweight or obese, the mother-son relationship mattered far less than the relationship between father and son.Media embedded: Image(s)
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
– University of Guelph
Relationship Quality Tied to Good Health for Young Adults
For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a recently published study by a University at Buffalo-led research team.
Journal of Family Psychology
– University at Buffalo
RTI International to Serve as Data Coordinating Center for Study of Pregnant Women in Areas Affected by Zika
RTI International will serve as the data coordinating center for a multi-country study to evaluate the magnitude of health risks that Zika virus infection poses to pregnant women and their developing fetuses and infants. The study is led by the National Institutes of Health and Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz-Fiocruz.
– RTI International
Social Psychologist and Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne Available to Discuss Freddie Gray Verdict
University of Delaware Black American Studies Professor Yasser Payne is available for interviews to discuss today's not guilty verdict for the van driver in the Freddie Gray case. Payne's interests include street violence, criminal justice and law enforcement and he has conducted research on the streets of Harlem and Wilmington, Delaware.Media embedded: Image(s)Expert(s) available
– University of Delaware