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Arts and Humanities

01-Jul-2020


Spanish language increasingly more relevant to presidential elections

Discourse in and about Spanish was present on both sides of the political spectrum, more so leading up to the 2016 presidential election than in previous cycles, according to research conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of...

– Binghamton University, State University of New York

Spanish in Context

29-Jun-2020


Ancient Maya Reservoirs Contained Toxic Pollution

Mercury, algae made water undrinkable in heart of city

– University of Cincinnati

Scientific Reports

Social and Behavioral Sciences

02-Jul-2020


Men More Likely than Women to be Seen as Brilliant

Men are more likely than are women to be seen as “brilliant,” finds a new study measuring global perceptions linked to gender. The work concludes that these stereotyped views are an instance of implicit bias, revealing automatic associations that...

– New York University

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology

Embargo expired on 02-Jul-2020 at 00:05 ET


Mothering in domestic violence: protecting children behind closed doors

As emerging data shows an alarming rise of domestic violence during the pandemic, researchers at the University of South Australia are urging practitioners to look beyond clinical observations and focus on the strengths that mothers exercise to prote...

– University of South Australia

Qualitative Social Work


Prospective teachers misperceive Black children as angry

Prospective teachers appear more likely to misperceive Black children as angry than white children, which may undermine the education of Black youth, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Emotion

01-Jul-2020


School absenteeism has surprising consequences for adults

Kids who miss a lot of school from kindergarten to eighth grade may suffer unexpected costs as young adults, a new study finds. Researchers found that those who were more regularly absent in these early years of school were less likely to vote and re...

– Ohio State University

Journal of Youth and Adolescence


How to bring conservation messaging into wildlife-based tourism

The study states that failing to encourage tourists to do more on behalf of wildlife represents a missed opportunity for conservation.

– University of Helsinki

People and Nature


Little Rock Congregations Study shows more clergy are concerned about race relations

Research from the Little Rock Congregations Study at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock shows that religious leaders in Little Rock are growing more concerned with the issue of race relations.

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock

30-Jun-2020


The price of taking a stance: How corporate sociopolitical activism impacts bottom line

As the political climate in the United States becomes increasingly charged, some businesses are looking to have their voices heard on controversial issues.

– University of Arizona

Journal of Marketing


Study: New leaders emerge as organizations go to virtual work spaces

When work meetings shifted online this spring, some may have noticed new standouts among their colleagues. According to new research, members of virtual teams identify leaders in significantly different ways compared to members of in-person teams.

– Brigham Young University

Journal of Business and Psychology


Older adults share fewer memories as they age

By the time people reach a certain age, they've accumulated enough life experience to have plenty of stories to tell about life "back in their day."

– University of Arizona

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience


Nearly half of US youth have been stalked/harassed by partners

A new, first-of-its-kind Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study finds that 48% of 12-18-year-olds who have been in a relationship have been stalked or harassed by a partner, and 42% have stalked or harassed a partner.

– Boston University School of Medicine

Youth and Society


Even when women outnumber men, gender bias persists among science undergrads

Increasing gender diversity has been a long-sought goal across many of the sciences, and interventions and programs to attract more women into fields like physics and math often happen at the undergraduate level.

– Colorado State University

PLOS ONE


Brown School’s Race and Opportunity Lab recommends specific policing reforms

As the nation struggles with police violence, a new report from HomeGrown StL in the Race and Opportunity Lab at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis recommends reforms to build an equitable, transparent and accountable public safet...

– Washington University in St. Louis

Race and Opportunity Lab

29-Jun-2020


Studies examine how race affects perceptions of law-involved Blacks, school discipline

The extent of discriminatory treatment Black adults and children experience at every point of contact within the legal system and the biases that result in Black children’s behavior being managed more harshly in school are detailed in two new analy...

– University of Illinois at Chicago

“The Legacy of Racism for Children: Psychology, Law, and Public Policy”


Collectivism drives efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19

Research from the University of Kent has found that people who adopt a collectivist mindset are more likely to comply with social distancing and hygiene practices to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

– University of Kent

British Journal of Social Psychology


People Feel More Grateful for a ‘Special Favor’ — One Only for Themselves — Than They Do for a Group Benefit

People felt less gratitude when they read about receiving a favor along with many other individuals, as opposed to a favor that was only given to themselves, according to a Baylor University study. This is because people tend to think that benefactor...

– Baylor University

The Journal of Positive Psychology


Coronavirus: Social distancing accepted when people understand exponential growth

Researchers from the Social Cognition Center Cologne at the University of Cologne and from the University of Bremen report that participants in three experiments, each involving more than 500 adults in the United States, tended to assume the number o...

– University of Cologne

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America


Native Amazonians, Americans and monkeys show similar thinking patterns

Humans and monkeys may not speak the same lingo, but our ways of thinking are a lot more similar than previously thought, according to new research from UC Berkeley, Harvard University and Carnegie Mellon University.

– University of California, Berkeley

Science Advances


It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood ... or is it?

Contrary to what many would think, characteristics of your neighborhood have little to do with how satisfied you are with it, Michigan State University research found.

– Michigan State University

Urban Studies


Researchers Uncover Effects of Negative Stereotype Exposure on the Brain

“It is clear that people who belong to historically marginalized groups in the United States contend with burdensome stressors on top of the everyday stressors that members of non-disadvantaged groups experience."

– University of California, Santa Barbara

Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscienc

Education

01-Jul-2020


Career Fast Track: Preparing Graduates for the Job Next Door

By working with local industries, CSU campuses are ensuring their graduates are ready to enter careers and drive innovation in these regional sectors.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

30-Jun-2020


Saint Louis University and Access Academies Partner to Propel At-Risk Youth to Academic, Career Success

Access Academies, a leading local nonprofit that propels at-risk students from middle school to college and career success, and Saint Louis University will join forces in an innovative partnership aimed at expanding educational opportunities for hund...

– Saint Louis University

29-Jun-2020


TransPerfect Says School-Corporate Partnerships Just as Beneficial For Employees as Students During CFES Webinar

The positive impact of school-corporate partnerships on the college and career success of young people is immeasurable. Just as significant is the impact on the corporate culture of businesses like TransPerfect, according to the world’s largest pro...

– CFES Brilliant Pathways

includes video


CSU Faculty Continue to Enhance Virtual Instruction

​​​On May 12, 2020, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White shared information that would shape higher education across the state: To safeguard the health and safety of the CSU's 482,000 students, 53,000 employees and countless ...

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Law and Public Policy

01-Jul-2020


ISU Police hope to lead by example in community policing efforts

The Iowa State University Police Department wants to serve as an example for other law enforcement agencies to see how acknowledging and working to change problems within the profession can turn into positive change in their communities. The departme...

– Iowa State University

LifeWire Announcement


UIC and UIS announce guaranteed pathway for undergraduates to earn UIC nursing degree

Under the program, first-time freshmen will have a guaranteed place in the UIC College of Nursing BSN program

– University of Illinois at Chicago


UIC Business announces the Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate

The Stuart Handler Department of Real Estate joins the accounting, finance, information and decision sciences and managerial studies departments in serving the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration’s more than 3,000 u...

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Springer Named Director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.The Emerging Analytics Center (EAC) is a ...

– University of Arkansas at Little Rock


NUS Asia Research Institute launches Asian Peace Programme

Today, the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the launch of the Asian Peace Programme (APP), to initiate and support policy research that will work towards generating an enduring peace in Asia.

– National University of Singapore


Rising Latino studies scholars named IUPLR/UIC Mellon Fellows

Presented by the Inter-University Program for Latino Research, or IUPLR, and the University of Illinois at Chicago, each fellow will receive a yearly stipend of $25,000, a faculty mentor in Latino studies, monthly teleconferences with other fellows a...

– University of Illinois at Chicago


$2.7 million gift by Arnold Ventures to UCI funds most comprehensive prison violence study to date

Irvine, Calif., June 29, 2020 — The University of California, Irvine has received a $2.7 million gift by Arnold Ventures to conduct the most comprehensive study to date into the sources and consequences of prison violence in seven states. Findings ...

– University of California, Irvine

LifeWire Research Alert


Lesbian, gay and bisexual youth keep praying, but quit church as they reach adulthood

– University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, May 2020

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