“This is only the second time that the name Judea has appeared in any inscription from the Roman periods,” note Prof. Assaf Yasur-Landau and Dr. Gil Gambash of the University of Haifa
– University of Haifa
As the nation prepares to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack that precipitated the United States’ entry into World War II, Pearl Harbor still endures as a monument to the suffering and sacrifice of American servicemen in the Second Worl...
– Florida State University
A new website created by faculty and students at Binghamton University, State University of New York ranks university philosophy departments and academic journals by gender in order to draw attention to the underrepresentation of women in philosophy....
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
Northwest Philosophy Conference 2016
Mothers who leave work to raise children often sacrifice more than the pay for their time off; when they come back their wages reflect lost raises.
– American Sociological Association (ASA)
American Sociological Review, Dec-2016 Embargo expired on 01-Dec-2016 at 03:05 ET
A first-of-its-kind study examining the roles of American jihadi women found a steep increase in women’s participation in terrorist activity in the last five years.
– George Washington University
Whether Peter Paul Rubens or Damien Hirst – the personal taste of art can be argued. Scientists from the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Vienna have now shown that the individual taste of art is also dependent on social factors. The pers...
– University of Vienna
Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts
Optical illusion dresses have the power to change how women see their bodies.
– Florida State University
The fact that animals can use tools, have self-control and certain expectations of life can be explained with the help of a new learning model for animal behaviour. Researchers at Stockholm University and Brooklyn College have combined knowledge from...
– Stockholm University
Royal Society Open Science
What, exactly, is Neurogastronomy? In this edition of "Behind the Blue," we meet with scientists and chefs who discuss brain and behavior in the context of food.
– University of Kentucky
Religious and spiritual experiences activate the brain reward circuits in much the same way as love, sex, gambling, drugs and music, report researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The findings will be published Nov. 29 in the journa...
– University of Utah Health Sciences Embargo expired on 29-Nov-2016 at 05:00 ET
With massive coastal storms on the rise, a new study describes a method for stakeholders in vulnerable communities to be involved in preparing for, absorbing, recovering and adapting from devastation.
– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Living in subsidized housing seems to give a boost to children with high standardized test scores and few behavior problems, but it has the opposite effect on students who score poorly and have behavioral issues, a new study finds.
– Johns Hopkins University
American Journal of Community Psychology, Nov-2016
In a study published this month in the journal Child Development, UW-Madison researcher Hilary Miller shows preschool age kids often skip location words and lean on other relevant information to describe important spatial details.
– University of Wisconsin-Madison
UCLA study looks at theta burst stimulation as intervention in problem behaviors
– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences
Sleep deprivation affects children's brains differently than adults', according to a new study
Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Wives who have a romantic view of marriage are less likely to do volunteer work, leading their husbands to volunteer less as well.
– Baylor University
A well-known saying urges people to “not judge a book by its cover.” But people tend to do just that – even after they’ve skimmed a chapter or two, according to Cornell University research.
– Cornell University
While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American Col...Expert Available
– Indiana University
American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Journal, Nov/Dec 2016
Even if aliens had human-like eyes or ears, they wouldn’t interpret images and sounds the same way we do.Expert Available
– University of California, Irvine
A new report by education researchers at RTI International found that the use of private student loans dropped by half between 2008 and 2012.
– RTI International
A new report by education researchers at RTI International sheds light on trends in college enrollment by the children of Hispanic and Asian families who recently arrived in the United States.
– RTI International
First-grade students benefit from engineering lessons being added to their curriculum, according to the results of a Department of Education-financed study by researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
– University of Arkansas at Little Rock
New research from ASU suggests parents shouldn't obsess over grades and extracurricular activities for young schoolchildren, especially if such ambitions come at the expense of social skills and kindness.
– Arizona State University (ASU)
Journal of Youth and Adolescence
Research out of Rowan University in New Jersey will help towns, others better prepare for the worst of weather, mitigating damages.
– Rowan University
The Kansas Forest Service, which is housed at Kansas State University, provides trucks and equipment for rural fire departments.
– Kansas State University
An artist painstakingly recreates the “Mona Lisa” using the same variety of paints, brushes and canvas as did Michelangelo. Across town, a factory stamps out hundreds of replicas of the iconic painting each day, using state-of-the-art printing. I...Expert Available
– Vanderbilt University
New York University Law Review, March 15, 2016
The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauds the selection of Representative Tom Price (R-GA), MD, as President-Elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
– American College of Radiology (ACR)
Michigan State University’s Railway Management Certificate Program (RMCP) has updated its offerings with the onboarding of a new executive director.
– Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University
MusicNet is the first publicly available large-scale classical music dataset designed to allow machine learning algorithms to tackle a wide range of open challenges - from automated music transcription to listening recommendations based on the struc...
– University of Washington
Apfelbaum and the other winning librarians perform exceptional public service and transform communities through education and lifelong learning.
– New York Institute of Technology
Temple University’s endowment crossed the half-billion-dollar mark thanks to support of donors and a savvy investment strategy.
– Temple University
Audio will be available for an exhibit at UIC
– University of Illinois at Chicago
It is the great pleasure and honor of the School of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering to announce that Dr. Daniel Resasco was named the Inaugural Gallogly Chair of the Gallogly College of Engineering this September, pending Regents’ ap...
– University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering
RTMDx, a program developed by criminologists Joel Caplan and Leslie Kennedy at Rutgers University–Newark, is now being licensed to SUNY Cortland for classroom use.
– Rutgers' Office of Research and Economic Development
CSU Channel Islands (CI) is searching for a new Provost. CI has secured the Washington D.C.-based executive search firm Academic Search, Inc. to field candidates for the appointed position, which will begin in summer of 2017. The search is nationwide...
– California State University, Channel Islands