As part of a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University have built a musical, interactive tabletop exhibit that teaches the basics of computer coding.
– Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Ellen Schaefer-Salins of Salisbury University encouraged Dr. Tom Roa of the University of Waikato, New Zealand, to translate 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' into the indigenous Maori language. Today, some 300 Maori children are able to read th...
– Salisbury University
Modern hospitals are designed to aid healing in every possible space, from operating rooms and recovery areas to cafeterias and lobbies. One way is through art, and the new Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health reflects this with an extraordin...
– University of California San Diego Health Sciences
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Results of a new community-based randomized clinical trial conducted by researchers at the Institute for Autism Research (iar) at Canisius College found summerMAX, a comprehensive psychosocial summer treatment, improved the social performance and ASD...
– Canisius College
The ability to deceive someone by telling the truth is not only possible, it has a name -- paltering -- it’s common in negotiations and those who palter can do serious harm to their reputations, according to research published by the American Psych...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
The hustle and bustle that comes with the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ can unfortunately lead many to disregard of important safety precautions. Expert Available
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Age itself is not the determining factor in how an individual views or tolerates risk when making decisions; instead, it is the age-related decline in the volume of gray matter in our brains, research by NYU’s Institute for the Interdisciplinary St...
– New York University
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It's that time of year again: when festive ads command consumers to BUY! BUY! BUY! for their friends and family. But despite this holiday cheer, negative news marches on.
– Concordia University
Journal of Consumer Affairs
New study by UC Riverside psychology professor finds discrepancy between parents’ and teens’ views of parenting style contributes to teens’ behavior problems.
– University of California, Riverside
Journal of Youth and Adolescence
When thinking about a welfare recipient, people tend to imagine someone who is African American and who is lazier and less competent than someone who doesn’t receive welfare benefits, according to new findings in Psychological Science, a journal of...
– Association for Psychological Science
The holidays can pose great challenges for parents who must juggle seasonal excitement and overtired kids. Saint Joseph’s University sleep expert and Professor of Psychology Jodi A. Mindell, Ph.D., offers the following suggestions for parents to h...Expert Available
– Saint Joseph's University
Long-term consequences of workplace bullying on sickness absence
– Aarhus University
Sunita Sah, assistant professor of management and organizations at Cornell University, and her colleagues have a novel strategy to save your professional reputation: Reframe your distress as passion for the project.
– Cornell University
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
University of Colorado Denver researcher finds employers often furnish with workers with borrowed work documents
– University of Colorado Denver
Political and Legal Anthropology Review
Catholics are more emotionally committed to their workplaces than are Evangelicals — and people with strong attachments to God, regardless of their faith group, are more committed to their jobs when they work for smaller companies, according to a B...
– Baylor University
Journal of Social Psychology
James Webber took up barefoot running 12 years ago. He needed to find a new passion after deciding his planned career in computer-aided drafting wasn't a good fit. Eventually, his shoeless feet led him to the University of Arizona, where he enrolled ...
– University of Arizona
Journal of Experimental Biology
Although alcohol is believed to play a role in college sexual assaults, a new study finds no evidence that male students’ binge drinking per se boosts their odds of becoming a perpetrator.
– University at Buffalo
Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs
This year, Western's Fallen Soldiers 5K (held October 22), too, provided a way for one local participant, Debbie Carter of Macomb, to show her thanks to her friends and to her doctors, who all helped make it possible for her to take part and even fin...
– Western Illinois University
• WSU student Jessica Drum has landed her dream job working at Facebook.
• She got the job based on her research on how social media affects relationships.
• Drum is moving to San Francisco after graduating from WSU on Sunday, Dec. 11.
– Wichita State University
On her way to becoming a teacher, Amanda Rohlf hit a brick wall. Actually it was a lake. But the way her head struck the water, it might as well have been a wall. With extraordinary inner strength and TLC from her university, Rohlf bulldozed through ...
– Iowa State University
As they choose charities or causes to support during the holiday season, givers should consider five key areas – Gratitude, Passion, Need, Impact and Resources – as they look “within and without” to assess who they are, what they have been gi...
– Baylor University
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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is among the government agencies that have the difficult task of uncovering and preventing violent public attacks. In a recent essay...
– National Communication Association
Gun control issues continue to compete in rural police officers’ identities’ as both citizens and officers of the law. Rachael Woldoff, a West Virginia University sociology professor, examines these experiences in the first study to explore gun c...
– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
A new paper by a University of Washington assistant professor of law finds that corporate interests play a powerful role in international legal processes, sometimes by covertly co-opting non-governmental organizations to lobby lawmakers on their beha...
– University of Washington
Washington, D.C., officials are likely finalizing the evacuation plan they would use if something went wrong during inauguration. Common mistakes in such plans are converting highways to one-way routes and having fewer lanes on exit roads, which crea...Expert Available
– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan State University researchers have found.
– Michigan State University
North Carolina Law Review
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It is often faster to ride a bicycle through Chicago than to take an Uber or public transportation, find researchers at DePaul University’s Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development. In a new study, “Policies for Pedaling,” researchers tr...
– DePaul University
Recent years have marked a dramatic transition from paper to electronic medical records. Simultaneously, Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems allow for the creation of medical “big data”—massive collections of electronic data that can be used...
– Case Western Reserve University
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The Academy for Eating Disorders Advocates for Early Intervention and Specialized Care for Eating Disorders Treatment in Response to Morristown, NJ Ruling
– Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)
We urge Americans to be vigilant against a mass violation of civil rights and liberties that could result if such troubling developments continue unchecked.
– Shana Bernstein
Indiana University recently concluded a successful weeklong trip to South Korea and China, where IU President Michael A. McRobbie led efforts to create new intercultural and international opportunities for IU students and faculty and met with alumni ...
– Indiana University
Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship to further her research on how rumors, conspiracy theories, myt...
– Tufts University
Several University of Illinois at Chicago classes will analyze papers from former Mayor Richard J. Daley's to look at his legacy 40 years after his death.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Delbert E. Day, a prolific inventor whose work with specialty glasses has led to treatments for cancer, bone tissue regeneration and wound care, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow.
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Northern Michigan University has received nearly $300,000 from the National Science Foundation for a project to increase the number of American Indian and Alaska Native women in STEM fields and train K-16 educators to introduce American Indian method...
– Northern Michigan University
In an effort to bolster the use of digital tools and platforms in the humanities, nine faculty members working on eight projects will be supported by Digital Humanities Curricular Development Grants from the Provost's Office. The recipients of these ...
– Swarthmore College
Cornell College Professor of Classics Philip Venticinque turns back the pages of time to examine the ancient economy in his newly released book “Honor Among Thieves.”
– Cornell College
UAB professor Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., has been named to the list for her innovations in the area of satellite archaeology.
– University of Alabama at Birmingham
Irvine, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 — Building upon its strengths and reputation in critical theory and Korean studies, the University of California, Irvine is launching a Center for Critical Korean Studies. Funded by a 1 billion-won grant (about $850,00...
– University of California, Irvine
The toddler mobility device allows children with physical disabilities to explore their world and experience the world around them that previously seemed out of reach.
– Texas Tech University
On Feb. 16, Northwestern University’s Dittmar Memorial Gallery will unveil an exhibition of new paintings titled “Neither Free | Nor” by Brittney Leeanne Williams, exploring the chasm between blacks and whites and the notion of black femininity...
– Northwestern University