Binge drinking, frequently defined as consuming five or more drinks per occasion, is associated with a host of societal and health risks. Young adults have higher risk for negative consequences of binge drinking (e.g. health and psychosocial consequ...
– Research Society on Alcoholism
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Embargo expired on 14-Jan-2019 at 10:00 ET
What do songs by artists like Jay-Z and Public Enemy have in common? They feature representations of ‘cop voice,’ a racialized way of speaking that police use to weaponize their voices around people of color, according to faculty at Binghamton Un...
– Binghamton University, State University of New York
Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, Nov-2018
DePaul University professor Laura Kina considers Michiko Itatani an ‘artistic mother’ and recently curated an online exhibition that explores Itatani’s work through essays, audio interviews and dynamic visual displays.
– DePaul University
Article provides much more detail about the findings than had previously been revealed.
– Tulane University
On what would have been his father’s 90th birthday, Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the celebrated civil rights leader, addressed a capacity crowd in Cedars-Sinai's Harvey Morse Auditorium, taking them on a stirring journey through his ch...
Anxiety and depression in young children are hard to detect and often go untreated, potentially leading to anxiety disorders and increased risk of suicide and drug abuse later. In a PLOS ONE study, researchers showed a wearable sensor detected these ...
– University of Vermont Embargo expired on 16-Jan-2019 at 14:00 ET
Most parents say a child-centered, time-intensive approach to parenting is the best way to raise their kids, regardless of education, income or race.
– Cornell University
Researchers found that personality traits have a significant bearing on a person’s attitudes toward obesity, their implicit theories of weight and their willingness to engage in derisive fat talk or weight discrimination.
– Florida State University
Personality and Individual Differences
A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia.
– University at Buffalo
A study published in the February 2019 “Pediatrics” journal suggests the majority of gay fathers and their children continue to experience stigma with potentially harmful physical and psychological effects, despite legal, media and social advance...
– University of Vermont
Researchers know that lesbian, gay and bisexual individuals are more likely than heterosexuals to use alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, but until now they didn't know to what degree.
– University of Michigan
A recent celebrity suicide and another celebrity's drug overdose point to differences in the way that toll-free helplines are publicized when such major news stories occur.
– Johns Hopkins University
JAMA Internal Medicine, Jan-2019
Total Worker Health (TWH) is a holistic approach to improving well-being in the American workforce. Recommendations from an expert workshop seeking to strengthen the evidence supporting TWH interventions are presented in a special article in the Nove...
– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Researchers at the University of Oxford have performed the most definitive study to date on the relationship between technology use and adolescent mental health, examining data from over 300,000 teenagers and parents in the UK and USA. At most, only ...
– University of Oxford
Nature Human Behaviour
New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that people who share money from a joint account are less likely to wastefully spend for fear of having to justify the expenses.
– University of Notre Dame
Journal of Consumer Psychology (JCP)
People riding free-floating bike share rentals in Seattle are wearing helmets infrequently, according to a new analysis conducted by University of Washington researchers. Only 20 percent of bike share riders wore helmets in the study, while more tha...
– University of Washington
Journal of Community Health, Dec-2018; Journal of Transport Geography
Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted 17,700 followers in a year and a half, thanks to her breathtakingly detailed videos and photos of diatoms, algae, plankton, insect larvae and other microorganisms collected from New J...
– Rutgers University-New Brunswick
A team of researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a new microfluidics-assisted technique for developing high-performance macroscopic graphene fibers. Graphene fiber, a recently discovered member of the carbon fiber family, has p...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
Nature Nanotechnology; Science Embargo expired on 15-Jan-2019 at 13:00 ET
Rowan University researchers are interested in keeping things green and cost-effective – not only on campus, but also in readiness centers (formerly known as armories) and other sites across New Jersey.
– Rowan University
Global surgery is often referred to as the neglected stepchild of global health, but Gregory Peck, DO, assistant professor of surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is trying to change that through a global surgery fellowship program ...
– Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Online programs at California State University campuses are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2019 Best Online Programs rankings released January 15.
– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office
A new undergraduate degree program in business analytics is coming to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute this year. The major, approved by the New York State Education Department last month, will be offered through the Lally School of Management beginn...
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 17-Jan-2019 at 09:00 ET
The University of Illinois at Chicago’s online bachelor’s degree program rankings continue to rise.
According to the latest rankings in U.S. News & World Report, UIC’s online programs — in health information management, business administrat...
– University of Illinois at Chicago
In June 2019, Olin College will host the tenth session of the Collaboratory Summer Institute: Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences. This weeklong interactive workshop provides institutional teams of educators with the opportunity to concei...
– Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
A new report from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business explores new and emerging technologies that may hold promise for decarbonizing the world’s industrials sector.
– University of Virginia Darden School of Business
The American Psychological Association has named Katherine B. McGuire its first chief advocacy officer, responsible for implementing a unified, strategic vision for the association’s government relations efforts and coordinating APA’s broader adv...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
The MBA Online program at the University of Utah David Eccles School of Business has been ranked top 20 in the nation in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Online MBA rankings, landing at No. 17 overall and No. 4 in the West.
– University of Utah Embargo expired on 15-Jan-2019 at 00:05 ET
The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) has the No. 1 online nursing program in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report Best Online Program 2019 rankings. The school advanced from its previous No. 5 ranking marking a significant move in ...
– Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Three finalists chosen to compete to design a proposed $94.5M performing arts center at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
– University of Illinois at Chicago
Nagpurnanand Prabhala, an expert in empirical corporate finance and financial intermediation, has joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School’s full-time faculty as a professor in the research track.
– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School
Innovative technology and award-winning faculty propel Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering to #9 among online graduate engineering programs nationwide
– Arizona State University (ASU)
The online undergraduate program at Arizona State University has been ranked No. 2 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, earning a score of 98 out of 100. Four online master’s degree programs at ASU also were ranked in the top 10 in the countr...
– Arizona State University (ASU)
Students from Dillard University, Loyola University, University of New Orleans (UNO) and Tulane University will participate in the annual day of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 21 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The students wi...
– Tulane University