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Strict Adherence to Traditional Masculinity Associated with More Severe Ptsd in Vets

To help service members perform better in the field, military training emphasizes the importance of certain traits associated with traditional masculinity, including suppression of emotion and self-reliance. But when veterans return home, strict adhe...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Psychology of Men and Masculinities

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Autism Diagnosis Test Needs Improvement, Rutgers Researchers Say

Rutgers researchers have found that a test widely used to diagnose whether children have autism is less reliable than previously assumed.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Neural Computation 32, 1–47 (2020)


Increasing opportunities for sustainable behavior

A new study shows how even minor changes to available infrastructure can trigger tipping points in the collective adoption of sustainable behaviors.

– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

One Earth

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Study: Commercial air travel is safer than ever

It has never been safer to fly on commercial airlines, according to a new study by an MIT professor that tracks the continued decrease in passenger fatalities around the globe.

– Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Transportation Science

Horror movies manipulate brain activity expertly to enhance excitement

Finnish research team maps neural activity in response to watching horror movies. A study conducted by the University of Turku shows the top horror movies of the past 100 years, and how they manipulate brain activity.

– University of Turku (Turun yliopisto)


Making the Homeless Count

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, volunteers will conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count, known as “We All Count” of the homeless in Sioux Falls. The Augustana Research Institute will be at the center of it.

– Augustana University, South Dakota


Cause of gap in starting pay between male and female physicians still inconclusive

When taking into account factors such as work-life balance, the pay difference between new male and female physicians is still largely unaccounted for, according to findings that were published Jan. 22 ahead of print and will also appear in the Febr...

– DePaul University

Health Affairs 39, No. 2 (2020)

When Caregivers Need Care

People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect their own health, particularly by not having insurance or putting off necessary health services due to cost, according to...

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Rehabilitation Psychology

Data from Behind Enemy Lines: How Russia May have Used Twitter to Seize Crimea

Online discourse by users of social media can provide important clues about the political dispositions of communities.

– University of California San Diego

Post-Soviet Affairs

Older refugees have high levels of depression even decades after immigration to Canada

Most research on the mental health of refugees focuses on the first few years after resettlement in the host country, but little is known about their long-term mental health.

– University of Toronto

Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health



UW Research Expands Bilingual Language Program for Babies

A study by the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) shows that a bilingual language program for babies can reach more families, and instructors, through online training for teachers.

– University of Washington

Mind, Brain, and Education

Law and Public Policy


Exclusive Polling: Iowa Youth Poised for Historic Caucus Turnout

Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa caucuses, and young Democrats prefer Sen. Bernie Sanders, according to an exclusive CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll released today by Tufts Univer...

– Tufts University

CIRCLE-Tisch College/Suffolk University Iowa youth poll

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to Have a Greater Role in National Response to Opioid Epidemic

As we enter a new year and a new decade, many states have enacted legislation affecting the roles of advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in terms of practice authority, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority, according to the 32nd Annual L...

– Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

The Nurse Practitioner

As Rural Hospital Closures Continue, CRNAs Offer a Safe, Affordable Solution

“Rural healthcare systems are fighting for their lives,” according to Randall Moore, DNP, MBA, CRNA and CEO of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). “Statistics remain grim.”

– American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)


Keeping guns away from potential mass shooters

The United States currently averages 20 mass shootings per year. Researchers from Michigan State University measured the extent to which mass shootings are committed by domestic violence perpetrators, suggesting how firearm restrictions may prevent t...

– Michigan State University

Criminology & Public Policy

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CFES Brilliant Pathways Kicks Off Nationwide Effort to Train 5,000 College and Career Advisors to Increase Student Success

Leaders in higher education, business and K-12 education shared the latest research and best practices with 50 individuals from New York and Vermont as part of a national effort by CFES Brilliant Pathways to train 5,000 College and Career Readiness A...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

Sandia hosts its first Education With Industry officer

A student in the highly selective U.S. Air Force Education With Industry program will be bringing his military experience to Sandia National Laboratories and returning to his post with valuable industry experience to share. Capt. Antonio Gallop is no...

– Sandia National Laboratories

St. Mary’s College Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black Winner of the $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Baylor University has named Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, as the 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Awarded biennially, The Cherry Award is a prestigious national t...

– St. Mary's College of Maryland

Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to create continuing education program for healthcare professionals in Arkansas

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas presented the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a $68,357 grant to support continuing education for healthcare professionals. The grant will allow UA Little Rock to launch and maintain a na...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Atlantic Philanthropies archives open with first batch of files

A treasure trove for scholars of philanthropy and social change is now available at Cornell University Library’s Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) as the expansive archive of The Atlantic Philanthropies has gone public.

– Cornell University

The Atlantic Philanthropies





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