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Public Policies for Children Ineffective

American Psychological Association (APA)

Three studies examining the shortcomings of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), school- based sex education programs and the Children's Television Act (CTA) will be presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 15, 1997

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Improving Driving Behavior among Teenagers

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New research examining the literature on what works in changing driving behavior found that educating youths about good driving behavior and traffic safety is not enough to change bad driving. The threat of severe penalties is also needed to keep teenagers safe behind the wheel, according to a review of over 54 studies. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 17, 1997

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Creativity Breeds Happy Families, Study Finds

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Parents who work in creative professions seem to create the most happy home environments, according to a study presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention in Chicago. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 14, 1997

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Psychologists Explore Why Relationships Last

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Two studies examining the important ingredients of a satisfying marriage and why others are better at predicting the outcomes of relationships will be presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention in Chicago. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 17, 1997

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Cartoons Still Stereotype Gender Roles

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Male cartoon characters still outnumber female cartoon characters almost four to one, and male characters are also still portrayed as dominate, powerful and aggressive. Female characters don't have any "character" at all, according to research presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention in Chicago. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 17, 1997

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Frequency of Family Meals May Prevent Teen Adjustment Problems

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Keeping teenagers out of trouble may be as simple as eating meals together as a family more often, according to a study presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 15, 1997

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Practical Intelligence Better Predictor of Job Success than IQ

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When it comes to successful job performance a high level of practical intelligence may be even more important than an abundance of academic intelligence. That's the conclusion of a study of 200 high-level managers presented at the 105th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Chicago. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 16, 1997

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Security Blankets Can Substitute for Mom

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New research presented at the American Psychological Association's (APA) 105th Annual Convention in Chicago shows that bringing along a child's security blanket, (or other "security item") may actually make routine medical exams go smoother when mom is unable to accompany the child. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 17, 1997

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Pathological Internet Use: Who Is Hooked and Why

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For those whose Internet use has crossed the line from "avid" to "compulsive," information gathering is not the main attraction for pathological Internet users. EMBARGO: UNTIL 5:00 PM (CDT), AUGUST 14, 1997

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Violent Behavior May be Linked to Abnormal Copper and Zinc Levels

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Violent behavior in young men appears to be linked to an imbalance in body chemistry, specifically the relationship of copper and zinc, according to a study published today in the journal Physiology & Behavior.

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