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Monday, July 24, 2017

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Arts and Humanities


FSU Researcher Develops Art Therapy Best Practices for Children with Autism

A Florida State University researcher is working with art therapists to find better ways to treat children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers were able to develop a set of guidelines for delivering art therapy to children who have A...

– Florida State University

Arts in Psychotherapy

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Higher Cognitive Abilities Linked to Greater Risk of Stereotyping, New Study Finds

People with higher cognitive abilities are more likely to learn and apply social stereotypes, finds a new study. The results, stemming from a series of experiments, show that those with higher cognitive abilities also more easily unlearn stereotypes ...

– New York University

Journal of Experimental Psychology


Civil Unrest After Freddie Gray’s Death Harms Health in Baltimore Mothers

The April 2015 civil unrest associated with Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody caused a significant spike of stress in mothers of young children living in affected neighborhoods, according to new research from the University of Maryland S...

– University of Maryland Medical Center/School of Medicine

American Journal of Public Health Aug 2017

Stressed Out Kids?

A new, comprehensive Vanderbilt study published in "Psychological Bulletin" outlines which coping strategies work best for children and adolescents.

– Vanderbilt University

Compas, B. E., Jaser, S. S., Bettis, A. H., Watson, K. H., Gruhn, M. A., Dunbar, J. P., . . . Thigpen, J. C. (2017). Coping, Emo


Low Birth Weights in Blacks Tied to Racial Identity, Mom’s Age

A UA researcher examines the role of racial identity and acculturation on the birth weight of black infants.

– University of Alabama

Smart Debt: Financial Planner Says Debt Can Be Helpful if Used Carefully

Household debt has reached an all-time high in the U.S. according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, but a financial planner at Kansas State University said debt isn't always bad.

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– Kansas State University

includes video

Pop Culture


Video Game to Be Based on Book by S&T History Professor

A book by a Missouri University of Science and Technology history professor is the basis for a tactical wartime video game set for release in 2018.

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

includes video

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Bringing a 'Trust but Verify' Model to Journal Peer Review

In a commentary published July 20 in the journal Science, lead author Carole Lee of the University of Washington and co-author identify incentives to encourage journals to "open the black box of peer review" for the sake of improving transparency, re...

– University of Washington

LifeWire Announcements

Missouri S&T Chemistry Researcher Receives Prestigious Honor

Dr. Yinfa Ma, associate dean for research and external relations in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business, was recently selected to be an American Chemical Society Fellow. He was one of only 65 scientists named to the 2017 class, and will be re...

– Missouri University of Science and Technology

Emmanuel Giannelis Named Vice Provost for Research at Cornell University

Emmanuel Giannelis, the Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering and associate dean for research, graduate and professional programs in the College of Engineering, has been named vice provost for research and vice president for technology transfer, in...

– Cornell University

LifeWire Higher Education Events

Wichita State University Offers Community Trip to View Total Solar Eclipse

The upcoming solar eclipse is generating significant public interest, according to Wichita State University's Office for Workforce, Professional and Community Education.

– Wichita State University

Scholars Gather to Discuss Counterculture, Summer of Love

Three prominent Northwestern scholars will be among several dozen historians and journalism, arts and gender studies experts from around the country to offer lectures and discussion on a wide range of topics in San Francisco this summer to celebrate ...

– Northwestern University





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