By studying the genome of a kind of octopus not known for its friendliness toward its peers, then testing its behavioral reaction to a popular mood-altering drug called MDMA or “ecstasy,” scientists say they have found preliminary evidence of an ...
– Johns Hopkins Medicine
Current Biology Embargo expired on 20-Sep-2018 at 11:00 ET
WASHINGTON – Asian-Americans are more than twice as likely to be hired as CEOs when a company is struggling, possibly setting them up for failure, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Journal of Applied Psychology Embargo expired on 24-Sep-2018 at 09:00 ET
Religion and nature can both lead to awe, and turning to one or the other is a common coping strategy for the stress.
But an awe-inspiring experience can have negative consequences as well as benefits, according to a novel UB-led study that uses ca...
– University at Buffalo
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Over time, older individuals who live in senior housing communities were found to be less likely to have high levels of hospitalization, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“Our findings suggest that the po...
– Washington University in St. Louis
A a new University of Washington study shows that 18-month-olds can make choices based on how much effort they want to expend, or on whether they like the people involved -- a form of toddler cost-benefit analysis.
– University of Washington
Almost 16 percent of college students say they misuse prescription stimulants, often in the quest for better grades, a new survey of U.S. undergraduate, graduate and professional students has found.
– Ohio State University
Savanna Dautle, an intern from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, spent her summer working with assistant chemist David Bross at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory.
– Argonne National Laboratory
A Loyola Medicine study demonstrates that an educational curriculum for resident physicians improves their emotional intelligence, which may help protect against burnout. Physician burnout has reached alarming levels, with one study finding it affect...
– Loyola University Health System
Advances in Medical Education and Practice
New research shows that Americans have more faith in legislatures where women are equally represented--both in the kinds of decisions they make and in the decision-making process itself.
– Vanderbilt University
American Journal of Political Science
Labor unions help working mothers take greater advantage of paid maternity leave benefits than non-union mothers, but unions could do more to mitigate the earnings penalty that typically follows leave-taking.
– Vanderbilt University
Industrial and Labor Relations Review
A black World War I veteran and victim of the 1919 Elaine Massacre will posthumously be honored with the Purple Heart and other World War I honors that he was denied a century ago. For Dr. Brian Mitchell, a professor of history at the University of ...
– University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The Severino Center for Technological Entrepreneurship and the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have named alumna Tobi Saulnier, Ph.D., founder and CEO of 1st Playable Productions, as the 2018 Rensselaer Entreprene...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 20-Sep-2018 at 12:00 ET
Gifts made to Temple University in the fiscal year that ended June 30 totaled nearly $98 million, surpassing the previous year’s record by more than $7 million.
– Temple University
"Electricidad" kicks off the 2018-2019 University of Illinois at Chicago theatre season, which features the theme this year of “Desperately Holding on to Pieces of the Past.”
– University of Illinois at Chicago
The conference will address such issues as rising public distrust, political attacks and changing business models.
– Tulane University