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Monday, October 21, 2019

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Social and Behavioral Sciences


Off a cliff, without a parachute:

First-line health professionals must vastly improve their communication and engagement with parents if they are to help address the growing prevalence of autism among children, say researchers from the University of South Australia.

– University of South Australia

Journal of Health & Social Care

Embargo expired on 21-Oct-2019 at 01:00 ET

Fathers are ‘cautionary tales’ about health for some adults

Some adults see their mothers and fathers as still influencing their own health – but in very different ways, according to a new study.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Family Issues


'I Snapchat and drive!'

Snapchat has emerged as one of the surprise threats to Queensland drivers, with a new Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study showing one in six young drivers surveyed had used Snapchat while behind the wheel.

– Queensland University of Technology

Accident Analysis & Prevention international

Like Humans, Crayfish Talk a Tough Game -- Even When Outmatched

ASU Professor Michael Angiletta Angilletta and his co-authors have been studying self-deception in crayfish for about 10 years. They combined mathematical modeling with an experiment to show that crayfish meet the criteria for self-deception.

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Behavioral Ecology

includes video

Law and Public Policy


A Legislative Midlife Crisis

NYU's Thomas Sugrue explains how decades of discriminatory practices by real estate developers and banks have hindered minority communities from experiencing equal economic and social growth, and why the military has become a surprise success story o...

– New York University

New York Times; Slate Plus

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs

The Answer to Rural Woes Is Far More than Broadband

In recent weeks, presidential candidates pledged billions of dollars to bring broadband and internet access to rural America. That’s a good start, but the issue that the candidates need to address goes far beyond technology. It’s troubling that n...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

LifeWire Announcement

The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane Reveals Best-Selling Authors for Inaugural 2020 Lineup

The 2020 New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University, a new major literary event for the Crescent City, will take place March 19-21, with a lineup featuring best-selling authors including Jason Berry, Roy Blount Jr., Donna L. Brazile, David Brooks...

– Tulane University

UC San Diego Breaks Record with $1.35B in Research Funding

In fiscal year 2019 (July 1-June 30), UC San Diego earned $1.35 billion in sponsored research funding, a 10% increase over the previous year. This is the largest number ever for the university and marks the 10th consecutive year the campus has earned...

– University of California San Diego

includes video

University of Arkansas at Little Rock receives nearly $2.5 million to implement STEM education program

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academic...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A Talent for Tinkering

UVA Darden Dramatically Expands Global Options for Executive MBA Students

The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is making multiple enhancements to its Executive MBA program.

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business





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