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02-Jan-2019


When New Year’s Resolution Excitement Wanes, Social Media Can Boost Motivation

We’re quickly approaching the time when people begin to set New Year’s Resolutions, research from Stanford Graduate School of Business shows that comparing ourselves to others via social media can help us meet our goals.


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– Stanford Graduate School of Business

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Our Social Judgments Reveal a Tension Between Morals and Statistics

People make statistically-informed judgments about who is more likely to hold particular professions even though they criticize others for the same behavior, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for P...

– Association for Psychological Science

Psychological Science


Work-Family Conflict Hits Home

Researchers have long known that sick children can affect a company's bottom line, as employees are distracted or have to take time off to care for their children. Far less is known about the impact a parent's work life has on their children's health...

– University of Houston

Journal of Occupational Health Psychology


Dietetics major helps improve college wellness programming

Analysis of students' insight and suggestions regarding how to encourage their peers to develop healthy lifestyle, including stress management, is helping improve college wellness programming.

– South Dakota State University

Education

02-Jan-2019


New Scholarship Supports American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Mission to Increase Diversity in Health Care

The inaugural National Medical Fellowships Scholarship in Ophthalmology is awarded to Ja’Qulane Scales and Joshua Chazaro, both second-year medical students participating in the Academy’s Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program.

– American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)


The Darden Report’s Most Read Stories of 2018

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is wrapping up an eventful year, which included a record-setting year of giving from the School’s generous alumni and supporters that generated a total philanthropic impact of $65.5 million.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

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Biology Faculty Receives Grant to Help Increase STEM Degrees Among Minorities

CSU Channel Islands (CSUCI) Biology Lecturer Caryl Ann Becerra, Ph.D., has received $35,000 for a project called “California State University Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CSU-LSAMP).”

– California State University, Channel Islands

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