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Thursday, July 6, 2017

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

06-Jul-2017


Finding What’s Right with Children Who Grow Up in High-Stress Environments

A new research article proposes that more attention be given to what’s right with children who grow up in high-stress environments so their unique strengths and abilities can be used to more effectively tailor education, jobs and interventions to f...

– University of Utah

Embargo expired on 06-Jul-2017 at 08:00 ET

05-Jul-2017


Moms, Kids and TV: A Complicated Relationship That's Not All Bad

Watching television sometimes gets a bad rap––especially where children and screen time are concerned––but not all of it's deserved.

– University of Michigan

Journal of Children and Media


Motivating with Meaningless Numbers

Keeping score is a common method of motivation. But new research shows that even if the score itself has no inherent meaning, it can serve as an effective motivator, as long as the score is accelerating.

– University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Psychological Science


The Surprising Trend in Extramarital Sex in America

Older Americans are cheating on their spouses more than their younger counterparts, with 20 percent of married Americans over age 55 reporting they’ve engaged in extramarital sex. Just 14 percent of those under age 55 say they’ve cheated

– University of Utah

03-Jul-2017


Opioid Drug Crisis Spurs Demand for Social Workers

Due in part to the opioid drug epidemic, a degree in social work has become an even hotter ticket to a job.

– Indiana University

Education

05-Jul-2017


Preparing MBA Students for the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Age

Someday soon, you might be managing, working with or even working for a robot. A core MBA class at Missouri University of Science and Technology prepares students for this distinct possibility, and teaches them how to coexist with their future artifi...

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

03-Jul-2017


What's in a Name? Big Data Approach Reveals Distinctive Patterns in Higher Education Systems

Using lists of names collected from publicly available websites, two University of Chicago researchers have revealed distinctive patterns in higher education systems, ranging from ethnic representation, to gender imbalance in the sciences, to nepotis...

– University of Chicago Medical Center

PNAS, July 3, 2017

Embargo expired on 03-Jul-2017 at 15:00 ET

Pop Culture

06-Jul-2017


Why Some Mannequins Are Turning Blue, Taking a Dive and Putting on Weight

Women have long griped about the pencil-thin mannequins in clothing displays, saying they bear little resemblance to real women’s bodies and make shopping frustrating and depressing. But criticism is beginning to make inroads, and some in the appar...

– Baylor University

Law and Public Policy

03-Jul-2017


Central African Republic's Wildlife in Danger, Killer Whales, Urgent Need in India, and More in the Wildlife News Source

The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

– Newswise

LifeWire Announcements


Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation Hosts Third Annual “Signature Social”

All members of the community are invited to attend Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center Foundation’s Third Annual Signature Social fundraising event. The cocktail reception takes place on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Bonnet Island E...

– Hackensack Meridian Health


Sir Fraser Stoddart Selected as 2017 ‘Great Immigrant’

Nobel laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart has been named one of 38 “Great Immigrants” for 2017 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which celebrates contributions of naturalized U.S. citizens annually on July 4.

– Northwestern University

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