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Social and Behavioral Sciences


The perils of a leader who is too extroverted

Extroverts are often seen as natural leaders in organizations. But a new study suggests that some leaders may have too much of a good thing.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Applied Psychology


HHS’s “Conscience Rights” Rule Threatens Public Health

HHS’s “Conscience Rights” Rule Threatens Public Health

– HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)


Brain imaging lie detector can be beaten with simple techniques, research shows

People have certain physical 'tells' when they conceal information - and studies show that good liars can prevent these 'tells' being detected by displaying physical red herrings of their own.

– University of Plymouth

Human Brain Mapping


Negative experiences at dentist much more common for low-income, nonwhite children

Irvine, Calif., May 2, 2019 — Disparities in young children’s experiences at the dentist are linked to income, ethnicity and language, according to a new study from the University of California, Irvine. Published in Academic Pediatrics, it found ...

– University of California, Irvine

Academic Pediatrics, May-2019

WVU social worker named West Virginia Social Worker of the Year

Jacki Englehardt, the Master of Social Work admissions and recruitment coordinator in the School of Social Work, has been selected by the West Virginia chapter of the National Association of Social Workers for the award.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Bringing the Workplace to Life

Which question are you more inclined to ask as a manager: How can I create a workplace where people thrive? How can I get people to ensure my organization thrives and its goals are met? The distinction between these two questions may signal whether y...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business



State of the School: Dean Scott Beardsley Touts UVA Darden Position of Strength, Highlights Needs for Future

Welcoming a record 900-plus alumni of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business back to Grounds on a picture perfect Reunion Weekend, Dean Scott Beardsley detailed the School’s current position of strength at the annual State of the Scho...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

UVA Darden Presents Former Citigroup Chairman O’Neill With Highest Alumni Honor

University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumnus Michael O’Neill (MBA ’74) was honored on 27 April with the Charles C. Abbott Award during his 45th reunion celebration at the School.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Rowan University Chemical Engineering students help take java green

Rowan University chemical engineering students are helping make coffee go green. That’s a good thing, as they are exploring ways to reduce waste, recover excess water, and save energy in coffee manufacturing, making the production process more envi...

– Rowan University

Law and Public Policy


Finnish school students outperform US students on 'fake news' digital literacy tasks

A recent study revealed students at an international school in Finland significantly outperformed U.S. students on tasks which measure digital literacy in social media and online news.

– University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)

Journal of Research in International Education

Professor Hosts Mock National Security Council Session

Rutgers American Studies expert uses war games in the form of a mock NSC session to teach real-life lessons to students and show the real cost of war

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers Freshman Fights Gun Violence, Urges Students to Take Action

Since the moment Jai Patel and his friends sought cover in a clothing store bathroom when gunfire erupted in a Jersey City Mall, all he has wanted to talk about is how to prevent something like that from ever happening again. Since then, he organized...

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

Statement of American Psychological Association President in Response to So-Called 'Conscience' Exemption to Providing Health Care

WASHINGTON – Following is the statement of Rosie Phillips Davis, PhD, president of the American Psychological Association, in response to the administration’s announcement of new “conscience protections” for health care providers, insurers an...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

LifeWire Announcements

Index that tracks impact of pharmaceuticals worldwide to relaunch, focus on more diseases

The Global Health Impact Index, developed by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York to rank pharmaceutical companies based on their drugs’ impact on global health, is launching a new, more-robust model that addresses even mo...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

2019 Babson College Commencement Student Speakers Selected

This year’s Babson College student speaker selection committees, made up of Babson administrators, faculty, and students, have chosen Swapnika Yarlagadda ’19 and Rodrigo Riviello MBA ’19 as the 2019 Commencement student speakers.

– Babson College

History Student Named WVU's 26th Boren Scholar

Laura Curry has never been abroad, but next year she’ll have the opportunity to study in Tanzania as West Virginia University’s 26th Boren Scholar.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Boise State Graduate Named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named photographer Ron Jude a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow. Jude received his BFA in studio art from Boise State in 1988.

– Boise State University

Four Iowa State Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Four Iowa State University students have received Goldwater Scholarships, the third time in the last decade that all four ISU Goldwater candidates have been selected for the nation's premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences ...

– Iowa State University





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