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Paying Taxes Less 'Taxing' When We Recognize How Those Dollars Help Others -- Study

Simon Fraser University

There's nothing certain in life except death and taxes. But taxpayers' support for the latter could potentially be improved, according to a new study led by SFU psychology researchers Emily Thornton and Lara Aknin.

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Newswise: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Invites New Partner to Strengthen Nursing and Midwifery

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Invites New Partner to Strengthen Nursing and Midwifery

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has invited the African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) to become a partner of the Global Network of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery.

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5-Dec-2019 10:10 AM EST
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No surprise here! Unboxing videos fueling tantrums, breeding consumerism

University of Colorado Boulder

Nearly 80% of kids age 4-10 regularly watch "unboxing videos" in which people, often children, open new presents online. The more they watch, the more likely they are to beg their parents for toys and throw a fit when the answer is no. Researchers are calling for more regulation and urging parents to talk to their kids about them.

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Newswise: Rutgers Researchers Teach Lessons on Extraterrestrial Life in Local Elementary Schools

Rutgers Researchers Teach Lessons on Extraterrestrial Life in Local Elementary Schools

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Each week, researchers with Rutgers ENIGMA teach astrobiology lessons to children in grades four through eight at McKinley Community School and Greater New Brunswick Charter School. Astrobiology is a relatively new interdisciplinary field that seeks to understand whether life arose elsewhere and whether we can detect it.

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4-Dec-2019 1:55 PM EST
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3 Reasons to Celebrate the CSU

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

​​​​​​​With 23 campuses serving more than 482,000 students across the state, the California State University has the power to transform lives with higher education. And the 3.8 million alumni who are driving the world's fifth largest economy are a testament to that. Read on for more reasons to celebrate the CSU.

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4-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
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Newswise: Helping children birth to 5 with social/emotional, developmental disorders

Helping children birth to 5 with social/emotional, developmental disorders

South Dakota State University

More than 50 mental health clinicians and 14 Head Start teachers are increasing their ability to help young children experiencing social and emotional difficulties, thanks to training provided through the South Dakota Early Childhood Mental Health Collaborative.

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Mindfulness training may help lower blood pressure, new study shows

Brown University

As the leading cause of death in both the United States and the world, heart disease claims nearly 18 million lives every year, according to the World Health Organization.

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Newswise: Toxic corporate workplace culture could be linked to 
Australia's spiral into depression

Toxic corporate workplace culture could be linked to Australia's spiral into depression

University of South Australia

Here’s a sobering statistic for the ‘lucky country’: 36 million prescriptions for antidepressant medication were issued in Australia in 2018, the second highest in the developed world after Iceland.

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4-Dec-2019 6:20 AM EST
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