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13-Aug-2018


Black Male Youth More Fearful When Visiting Whiter Neighborhoods

Young black males feel less safe when they go to neighborhoods with a larger white population than occurs in areas they normally visit, a new study suggests.

– Ohio State University

American Sociological Assn. annual meeting 2018

Embargo expired on 13-Aug-2018 at 00:00 ET


How to Shorten the Length of MLB Games—and Make Them More Competitive? Researchers Have an “Out” Strategy

How can Major League Baseball shorten games, make them more competitive, and, perhaps, boost fan interest at the same time? One proposal comes from two researchers who outline a rule change based on a re-playing of 50 years of MLB games.

– New York University

11-Aug-2018


Rude to Your Coworker? Think of the Children

Incivility in the workplace associated with more negative parenting behaviors at home, study says

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 11-Aug-2018 at 16:00 ET


Depressed Teens, Depressed Parents

The bond between parent and child extends far beyond sharing similar looks or behaviors, as symptoms of depression in teens and parents appear to be linked, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Associ...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

126th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 11-Aug-2018 at 12:00 ET

10-Aug-2018


Dealing with Digital Distraction

Being ever-connected comes at a cost, studies find

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 10-Aug-2018 at 14:00 ET


Why We’re Susceptible to Fake News, How to Defend Against It

Thinking developed in childhood makes people vulnerable, researchers say

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 10-Aug-2018 at 11:00 ET


Mere Expectation of Checking Work Email After Hours Harms Health of Workers and Families

Employer expectations of work email monitoring during nonwork hours are detrimental to the health and well-being of not only employees but their family members as well.

– Virginia Tech

Academy of Management annual meeting

Embargo expired on 10-Aug-2018 at 00:00 ET


Risk-Taking, Antisocial Teens 5 Times More Likely to Die Young

Adolescents with serious conduct and substance use problems are five times more likely to die prematurely than their peers, with roughly one in 20 dying by their 30s, according to new research.

– University of Colorado Boulder

Addiction


4 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Exercise Injuries

Dr. Pablo Costa, a leading researcher and assistant professor at CSU Fullerton, says these habits could avoid some of the most common sprains and strains.

Expert Available

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

09-Aug-2018


Roles of Emotional Support Animals Examined

Beyond airlines, colleges and courts struggle to understand need, effects, researchers say

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 09-Aug-2018 at 11:00 ET


Even Men Get the Blues After Childbirth

Postpartum depression as prevalent in new fathers as mothers, research says

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 09-Aug-2018 at 15:00 ET


Can Psychedelic Drugs Heal?

Psychologists explore potential benefits of hallucinogens for mental health disorders

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 09-Aug-2018 at 11:00 ET


You’re Only as Old as You Think and Do

Increased control, physical activity lower subjective age in older adults, research says

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 09-Aug-2018 at 13:00 ET


It’s Complicated: Our Relationship with Texting

From sexting to breaking up, texting can bring us close or drive us apart, studies find

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

Embargo expired on 09-Aug-2018 at 15:00 ET


New UNH Research Identifies Need for Title IX Tune Up on College Campuses

A mystery shopper approach uncovered a need for more education about Title IX regulations and sexual assault on college campuses, according to new research from the University of New Hampshire. In particular, there is confusion about which individual...

– University of New Hampshire

Psychology of Violence


Handshaking Promotes Better Deal-Making

In new research forthcoming in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Berkeley Haas Asst. Prof. Juliana Schroeder has found a profound effect to the simple ritual: Shaking hands can improve the outcome of negotiations for both sides.

– University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

Education

09-Aug-2018


Report: How to Increase Voting and Strengthen Political Learning on College Campuses

A new report released by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life outlines specific steps to increase electoral engagement, political learning and civic participation at colleges and univ...

– Tufts University

IDHE

Law and Public Policy

09-Aug-2018


Bad Policing, Bad Law, not ‘Bad Apples,’ Behind Disproportionate Killing of Black Men by Police

Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers across the nation have garnered massive media attention in recent years, raising the question: Do white law enforcement officers target minority suspects?

– Rutgers University

Wiley Online Library

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Board of Regents Approves Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree for El Paso

At its Aug. 10 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree to be offered by the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine (WLHSDM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHS...

– Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso


SU Arboretum First in Maryland to Earn ArbNet Level III Accreditation

With over 2,700 recorded trees, Salisbury University is comprised of some of the most horticulturally diverse grounds in its region. SU recently became the first in Maryland to receive Level III accreditation from the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation P...

– Salisbury University


UIC Campus Film Office Spotlights ‘Chicago’s Most Film Friendly Campus’

UIC is formalizing its campus-filming program as a one-stop shop for Chicago’s growing film industry.

– University of Illinois at Chicago

includes video


From Hurricane Katrina Victim to Presidential Awardee: A SUNO Professor's Award-Winning Mentoring Efforts

Undergraduate students of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) biology professor Murty Kambhampati come to Brookhaven Lab during the summer to conduct research in natural resource management.

– Brookhaven National Laboratory

includes video

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