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What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

Michigan State University

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family and friends decreases the odds of long-term use among older adults, perhaps because they feel it's demotivating, according to a new Michigan State University study.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Apps, Behavioral Science, Exercise and Fitness, Seniors, Technology,

Released:
18-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Design flaw could open Bluetooth devices to hacking

Ohio State University

Mobile apps that work with Bluetooth devices have an inherent design flaw that makes them vulnerable to hacking, new research has found.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Technology, Cybersecurity, Engineering,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 12:40 PM EST
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Software helps create walkable cities of the future

Cornell University

Urbano, a free software launched Oct. 26 by Cornell researchers, employs data, metrics and an easy-to-use interface to help planners and architects add and assess walkability features in their designs as effectively as possible.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Engineering, Public Health, Technology, Travel and Transportation,

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13-Nov-2019 2:40 PM EST
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USC Annenberg 2020 Survey Explores What People Will Tweet, Tattoo, Stream and Share Next Year

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

A survey in the USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations’ 2020 Relevance Report reflects what brands, apps, politicians and influencers will be most relevant to U.S. consumers.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Arts and Entertainment, Internet Trends, Marketing, Social Media, Technology,

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8-Nov-2019 12:10 PM EST
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Older Adults Find Greater Well-Being in Smaller Social Networks, Study Finds

American Psychological Association (APA)

Are younger adults who cultivate numerous connections with friends, families and acquaintances through online social networks any happier than older adults who have smaller circles of face-to-face relationships? The answer may be no, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

Channels: Aging, All Journal News, Apps, Behavioral Science, Family and Parenting, In the Home, In the Workplace, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Seniors, Social Media, Technology, Staff Picks,

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7-Nov-2019 4:10 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Addition of College and Career Readiness Advisors Expected to Offset National Counselor-Student ratio of 455-to-1.

Addition of College and Career Readiness Advisors Expected to Offset National Counselor-Student ratio of 455-to-1.

CFES Brilliant Pathways

Educators from across the country left the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference invigorated by the announcement that newly trained College and Career Readiness Advisors will play a major role in helping increase postsecondary success and help offsett a national counselor-student ratio of 455-to-1.

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5-Nov-2019 2:50 PM EST
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For Teens, Multitasking Makes Them Feel Better – and Worse

Ohio State University

Multitasking makes adolescents feel both more positively and more negatively about the main task they’re trying to accomplish, a new study finds.

Channels: All Journal News, Apps, Behavioral Science, Children's Health, Psychology and Psychiatry, Social Media, Staff Picks,

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30-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT
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