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Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19: Newswise Live Event for June 11, 2PM EDT

Topic: How has the pandemic affected the mental health of the public, mental health practitioners and telehealth, mental health of healthcare workers, and other psychology and behavioral science research about the pandemic.

Who:

  • Dr. Carl Weems Ph.D- Professor and Chair, Department of Human Development and Family Studies Iowa State University
  • Dr. Olga Acosta Price - Associate Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health - George Washington University
  • Nicole Mavrides, M.D. - Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences- Medical Director,  Child Psychiatry Consultation Service - University of Miami Health System
  • Vaile Wright, PhD - Senior Director for Health Care Innovation - American Psychological Association
  • Nadine Kaslow Ph.D - Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University and former president of the American Psychological Association
  • Roxane Cohen Silver Ph.D-  Professor of Psychological Science, Medicine, and Public Health - UC Irvine and Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science

Where: Newswise Live event space on Zoom - https://newswiselive.zoom.us/j/7459578068

Registration for media, as well as colleagues from participating Newswise member institutions

This live event will also be recorded and transcribed for use by media and communicators after it is concluded.

Arts and Humanities

08-Jun-2020


Walls Are Used by Politicians to Divide Groups of People Even Further, New Book Shows

Walls are used as political tools to accentuate divisions between people, according to a new book co-edited by a faculty member at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Walling In and Walling Out: Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?

Social and Behavioral Sciences

10-Jun-2020


Political ‘Oil Spill’: Polarization Is Growing Stronger — and Getting Stickier

Experts have documented that political polarization is intensifying in the United States. However, a Penn State sociologist now suggests that this separation isn’t just more intense, but it is also growing broader, coagulating into an ideological s...

– Penn State Institute for Computational and Data Sciences

American Sociological Review


Finding Community in Digital Spaces

The coronavirus has driven us indoors and separated us from coworkers, friends and loved ones. That’s nothing really new for Sara Loftus, a West Virginia University geography doctoral student who is studying how to build an online community.

– West Virginia University


Finding Community in Digital Spaces

The coronavirus has driven us indoors and separated us from coworkers, friends and loved ones. That’s nothing really new for Sara Loftus, a geography doctoral student who is studying how to build an online community. See what motivated her to pursu...

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

09-Jun-2020


NUS and Stanford Researchers Uncover a New Mindset That Predicts Success

To succeed in modern life, people need to accomplish challenging tasks effectively. Many successful entrepreneurs, businesspeople, students, athletes and more, tend to be more strategic – and hence, more effective – than others at meeting such ch...

– National University of Singapore

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Women’s Communication Shapes Division of Labor in Household

A new study led a team that analyzed the role that communication plays in the division of household labor. They found that partner communication is the most important factor linking the division of household labor to satisfaction in the relationship....

– University of Utah

Socius, June-2020


The Following News Release Contains Potentially Disturbing Content: Trigger Warnings Fail to Help and May Even Harm

New research suggests that trigger warnings have little or no benefit in cushioning the blow of potentially disturbing content and, in some cases, may make things worse.

– Association for Psychological Science

Clinical Psychological Science


Rutgers-Harvard-Northeastern Researchers Release 50-State Survey Data on COVID-19

Rutgers scholar Katherine Ognyanova is available to comment on the latest Rutgers-Harvard-Northeastern survey data from The COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding the Public’s Policy Preferences Across States.

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

08-Jun-2020


Forgot Where You Parked the Car? Research Suggests Memory Is a Game of All or Nothing

New research by psychologists at the University of York has looked at how irritating and highly-relatable moments of amnesia come about, and asks: when we forget is the memory entirely lost or has it instead become fuzzier over time?

– University of York

Nature Human Behaviour


Creating Inclusive Remote Work Environments

IUPUI researcher is working to understand how employers can create the most welcoming virtual environments during the pandemic, particularly for women in minority groups disproportionately affected by the virus.

– Indiana University

Education

10-Jun-2020


QS rankings makes MIPT best Russian tech university

The latest edition of the QS World University Rankings places MIPT at No. 281 globally, up 21 positions from last year’s results. The Institute has the highest standing of all Russian technical universities featured in the league table.

– Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT)

08-Jun-2020


Weird Science

White lab coats and dangerous experiments all epitomise the ‘mad scientist’ from many a Hollywood blockbuster but, even beyond the silver screen, the stereotype lives on, and according to new research, it could mar the next generation of potentia...

– University of South Australia

Journal of Inclusive Education

Law and Public Policy

10-Jun-2020


Study Identifies Strategies States Use to Limit Local Government Control

Local governments are often innovators of public health policymaking—the first smoke-free air acts, menu labeling laws, and soda taxes were all implemented locally. However, states are increasingly limiting local control over public health issues b...

– New York University

American Journal of Preventive Medicine, June 10

Embargo expired on 10-Jun-2020 at 00:05 ET


Government Health, Safety Regulations Backfire with Conservatives, Study Shows

A new study from the University of Notre Dame shows government-imposed restrictions can backfire, depending on political ideology.

– University of Notre Dame

Journal of Marketing Research

LifeWire Policy and Public Affairs


Banning Covert Foreign Election Interference

The United States is one of the countries that is most susceptible to foreign election interference. To safeguard the U.S. elections in November, Robert K. Knake argues that the United States and other democracies should agree to not interfere in for...

– Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Robert K. Knake, "Banning Covert Foreign Election Interference", Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations, May 29, 2020.

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UC San Diego’s CREATE and SDSC Awarded National K-12 STEM Grant

The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense STEM Education Consortium (DESC) has awarded a one-year grant to the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego and the UC San Diego Mathematics Project housed at the university’s Center f...

– University of California San Diego

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