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Article ID: 720836

Big Brands Can Handle ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

North Carolina State University

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but a new study finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands.

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16-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: Young Adults Not Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

Article ID: 720816

Young Adults Not Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

Iowa State University

A growing number of young adults are dealing with a substance use disorder – in some cases, multiple substance use disorders – and not seeking help, according to a study led by an Iowa State University researcher. The results show two in every five young adults reported a past-year SUD.

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Article ID: 720823

Study: "Bottom-Line” Bosses May Invite Unethical Conduct, but Sometimes There’s a Payoff

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR)

On National Bosses Day, a study explores what happens when leaders adopt a "bottom-line mentality" at work. The researchers offer a new diagnostic tool to help organizations measure their own ethical climate.

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16-Oct-2019 5:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: NIMH funds youth violence prevention research at DePaul University

Article ID: 720817

NIMH funds youth violence prevention research at DePaul University

DePaul University

Psychology researchers at DePaul University have received a $6.6 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to reduce African American youth violence. The project will reach ninth graders in Chicago Public Schools and teach them coping skills to deal with stress, enhance resilience, and prevent interpersonal violence and suicide.

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Article ID: 720746

Study Finds Relationship between Racial Discipline Disparities and Academic Achievement Gaps in U.S. Schools

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 16, 2019—An increase in either the discipline gap or the academic achievement gap between black and white students in the United States predicts a jump in the other, according to a new study published today in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association. This is the first published peer-reviewed nationwide study of this topic.

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15-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: UC San Diego Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California

Article ID: 720804

UC San Diego Researchers Connect Premature Births to Possible Causes in Central California

University of California San Diego

A research team led by UC San Diego has created an interactive map of preterm births — births before 37 weeks of gestation — and potential environmental and social drivers across Fresno County in Central California.

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15-Oct-2019 4:55 PM EDT
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Article ID: 720802

Deaf infants more attuned to parent’s visual cues, study shows

University of Washington

A University of Washington-led study finds that Deaf infants exposed to American Sign Language are especially tuned to a parent's eye gaze, itself a social connection between parent and child that is linked to early learning.

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15-Oct-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: The Science of Big Data

Article ID: 720788

The Science of Big Data

University of Utah

The University of Utah’s School of Computing, which is under the College of Engineering, has developed a new bachelor’s of science degree in data science that addresses all aspects of compiling, organizing and analyzing data. It is one of only a handful of universities in America with an undergraduate degree in the discipline.

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