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Arts and Humanities

20-Jan-2020


Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros – got you down? Cedars-Sinai ethics and Jewish law experts agree that cheating in the national pastime can be jolting, and offer tips ...

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– Cedars-Sinai

Social and Behavioral Sciences

17-Jan-2020


Women in leadership positions face more sexual harassment

Power in the workplace does not stop women's exposure to sexual harassment. On the contrary, women with supervisory positions are harassed more than women employees.

– Stockholm University

Daedalus


Internet use reduces study skills in university students

Research conducted at Swansea University and the University of Milan has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests.

– Swansea University

Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

includes video

16-Jan-2020


#Stayathomeparents tweet anti-spanking beliefs but for some, their behaviors might differ

Stay-at-home parents are likely to tweet anti-spanking beliefs and desires, but those 280-character messages may not always convey what's happening in homes.

– University of Michigan

Journal of Child and Family Studies


Police platform patrols create 'phantom effect' that cuts crime in London Underground

A massive experiment that deployed regular police patrols on platforms in the London Underground has shown that four 15-minute patrols a day in some of the capital's most crime-ridden stations reduced reported crime and disorder by 21%.

– University of Cambridge

Criminology

Education

17-Jan-2020


Professors Create Free Research-Backed Games to Train Your Brain

University professors from New York and California designed and developed three digital games – available online and in the iOS and Google Play app stores – to help its users’ brains work more efficiently. While some digital games falsely clai...

– New York University

Learning and Instruction; Reading Psychology; The Official Journal of the International Mind, Brain and Education Society; Cognitive Development; Cognitive Development...

Pop Culture

16-Jan-2020


Don't let winter sports injuries freeze your fun

For many people, dropping temperatures mean it's time to bundle up and head outdoors for their favorite winter activities. Whether you're a sports enthusiast hitting the ski slope, a casual skater heading to the local rink or a parent ready to tackle...

– American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Law and Public Policy

16-Jan-2020


Menthol Ban Could Increase Health Equity

Current policies that include restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco and nicotine products are less likely to reach those that would benefit from them the most, according to new research from the University of Kentucky’s College of Me...

– University of Kentucky

Health Promotion Practice, January 7, 2020

LifeWire Announcement


University of Illinois College of Medicine decreases tuition

The University of Illinois College of Medicine will reduce its tuition rates for all students, beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The decision was approved today by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


2020 Economic Report to the Governor shows uncertainty and moderation, but still healthy growth

The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute today presented the 32nd Economic Report to the Governor to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert at the 2020 Economic Outlook & Public Policy Summit, hosted by the Salt Lake Chamber. The report has been the preeminent source for...

– Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

LifeWire Research Alert


Implementing Grand Strategy Toward China

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Robert D. Blackwill, "Implementing Grand Strategy Toward China", Council Special Report No. 85, CFR, January 2020.

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