People in early-stage recovery from alcohol use disorder can struggle to recognize facial expressions of emotion ─ particularly anger ─ according to a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. The findings build...
– Research Society on Alcoholism
Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research Embargo expired on 12-Aug-2019 at 10:00 ET
The debate can finally be put to rest--Lil Nas X's record-setting, chart-topping hit "Old Town Road" is indeed country. But it's also a little rock 'n roll. And when you analyze the lyrics and chords together, it's straight-up pop.
– University of Southern California (USC)
Speech, Music, and Mind 2019
Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers identified financial abuse of older adults by family members as the more common than scams by strangers
– University of Southern California (USC) Health Sciences
R01AG055430; R01AG060096; T32 AG000037; Journal of Applied Gerontology
Exercise improves mood for people with depression and the endocannabinoid system may explain why. New research shows a significant boost in endocannabinoids and improvements in mood following prescribed moderate-intensity exercise.
– Iowa State University
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment.
– Carnegie Institution for Science
Association of Computational Linguistics conference
Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study published in Nature Human Behaviour finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s inf...
– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)
Nature Human Behaviour
Their findings revealed that while height is a large component of volleyball and can provide advantages to certain positions, the success of a player is not determined by height alone.
– Cornell College
Tweets believed to be written by African Americans are much more likely to be tagged as hate speech than tweets associated with whites, according to a Cornell study analyzing five collections of Twitter data marked for abusive language.
– Cornell University
Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics
$3.4 Million Study to Understand Why Older Adults Have Worse Asthma Outcomes
– Mount Sinai Health System
When acting as one part of a group charged with deciding how to punish someone -- a jury, for example -- individuals are swayed by their peers to punish more often than they would if deciding alone, a new study found.
– Brown University
Female adolescents are experiencing relationship abuse at alarming rates, according to a new Michigan State University study that specifically researched reproductive coercion - a form of abuse in which a woman is pressured to become pregnant against...
– Michigan State University
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Older workers whose reasoning abilities no longer allow them to meet the demands of their jobs may be more likely to develop chronic health conditions and retire early, which may not be ideal for the employee or employer, according to research publis...
– American Psychological Association (APA)
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology
This summer, and for the second in a row, 100 percent of Darden full-time MBA students received an internship, and students entered roles at 145 companies in all major MBA industries.
– University of Virginia Darden School of Business
A new study of Olympic TV coverage found female athletes have been receiving more coverage during the games since the 2012 broadcast. The gender gap has closed to the point of favoring female athletes, who have received the majority of clock-time and...
– University of Delaware
Communication and Sport
Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of state, county and federal data suggests.
– Ohio State University
American Sociological Association annual meeting, Aug. 2019 Embargo expired on 13-Aug-2019 at 00:00 ET
The result of the 2016 US presidential election was, for many, a surprise lesson in social perception bias — peoples’ tendency to assume that others think as we do, and to underestimate the size and influence of a minority party.
– Santa Fe Institute
Nature Human Behaviour Embargo expired on 12-Aug-2019 at 11:00 ET
Rutgers researchers present an unprecedented exploration of cultural factors concerning Chinese Americans' health in a special edition of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS). Seventeen research papers study elder abuse, cognitive fu...
– Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers University
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society(JAGS)
A $30 million gift — the largest to a single endowment fund Ithaca College has ever received — will facilitate access to the college’s Park Scholar Program, helping to ensure that high-achieving students from across the nation will continue ded...
– Ithaca College
The NSF has awarded an $883,754 grant to SUNY Geneseo to support women faculty in STEM. The ADVANCE PLAN project will be led by Wendy Pogozelski, SUNY distinguished teaching professor of chemistry, and Karleen West, associate professor of political s...
– State University of New York at Geneseo
To protect China’s endangered cultural heritage, San Francisco-based Global Heritage Fund (GHF) and American Express (AMEX) have partnered to support cultural heritage and historic preservation. This groundbreaking partnership helps communities ada...
– Global Heritage Fund
Salisbury University has received a five-year, $2.1 million College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) award from the Department of Education. The funding will assist first-year, full-time students who are engaged, or whose parents are engaged, in mig...
– Salisbury University
Irvine, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 — Money magazine has ranked the University of California, Irvine No. 1 on its 2019-20 list of the nation’s “Best Colleges.” Knocking Princeton University off the top spot, this also makes UCI the first public uni...
– University of California, Irvine