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Article ID: 696402

Why 9 to 5 isn’t the only shift that can work for busy families

University of Washington

A new University of Washington study finds that the impacts of parent work schedules on children vary by age and gender, and often reflect which shift a parent works. Rotating shifts — a schedule that varies day by day or week by week — can be most problematic for children.

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20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696254

Study: Left to Devices, You Can Learn to Save Money

Washington University in St. Louis

Billions of people worldwide, particularly those in developing countries, face challenges saving money. They may already hold a device that can assist them in the palms of their hands: their cellphone.In collaboration with a mobile network provider in Afghanistan called Roshan Telecommunications, three researchers, including Tarek Ghani, assistant professor of strategy at Olin Business School at Washington University St.

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18-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695974

A New Prevention Approach: School-Based “Cooperative Learning” Can Reduce Deviant Behaviors

Research Society on Alcoholism

Cooperative learning refers to group-based learning activities that teachers can use to encourage academic involvement and achievement while simultaneously addressing deviant peer influences that may lead to alcohol use. Early results form a study of middle schools in Oregon show significant reductions in alcohol and tobacco use as well as deviant peer friendships. These results and others will be shared at the 41st annual scientific meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism (RSA) in San Diego June 17-21.

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11-Jun-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695387

Large Study Finds Workplace Foods Contribute to Unhealthy Eating

American Society for Nutrition (ASN)

A study of 5,222 employees across the US found that the foods people get at work tend to contain high amounts of sodium and refined grains and very little whole grains and fruit.

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4-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695696

It’s about time: Immediate rewards boost workplace motivation

Cornell University

New research from Kaitlin Woolley shows that immediate rewards increase interest and enjoyment in tasks, compared with rewards given at the end of a task.

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6-Jun-2018 1:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695525

An abusive boss today might mean a better boss tomorrow

Michigan State University

When bosses yell at you, your day can be ruined. It can also ruin theirs though, and can lead to major behavioral changes that flip their attitudes at work. New research from Michigan State University took prior workplace studies, which focused primarily on the impact abusive bosses have on their employees, and refocused the lens to see how the bosses respond to their own abusive behavior.

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4-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 695218

Women and Work

Universite de Montreal

For many, the lack of latitude in decision-making leads to burnout, a study by UdeM researchers finds.

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30-May-2018 6:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 677541

Heart Disease Risk in Older Women, Seafood Rich Diet Helps Fertility, Gay Teens Using Adult Hook-Up Apps, and More in the Sex and Relationships News Source

Newswise

The latest research and features on sex in the Sex and Relationships News Source

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25-May-2018 5:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695135

Washington University Expert: Starbucks Issue Bigger Than PR

Washington University in St. Louis

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24-May-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695090

Forum Promotes Collaboration, Innovation and Change

Northwestern University

Faculty and staff gathered last week at Northwestern University's 11th annual Best Practices Forum to share ideas - and learn from colleagues.

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24-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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