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Article ID: 704039

Research Examines Effectiveness of Music Therapy on Patients with Alzheimer’s, Related Dementias

University of Iowa

University of Iowa music therapist PhD student Alaine E. Reschke-Hernández planned and facilitated a study in four Iowa nursing homes to examine the effectiveness of a music therapy intervention with people with Alzheimer’s or related dementias.

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14-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703966

Helping Children Handle Scary News

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

When tragic or violent events occur, parents may wonder about how to help their kids understand the graphic images and emotional video footage that they may see. Stephanie Marcy, PhD, psychologist at Children's Hospital Los angeles suggests a few guidelines to keep in mind so parents can be better equipped to help their children handle scary news.

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14-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 704022

Holiday retail outlook: Retailers partnering with Silicon Valley to lure consumers back into stores

Indiana University

Amid an expected stronger year for holiday shopping, some traditional retailers are partnering with Silicon Valley tech companies to create strategies that they hope will draw consumers into stores during this season and beyond.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 704017

A checklist for employee training

University of Illinois at Chicago

Researchers have created a checklist organizations can use when developing, implementing and evaluating training programs for their employees. The checklist provides actionable guidance for practitioners at all stages of training program implementation.

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14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703991

UW communication professor Ralina Joseph's news book navigates minefield of 'postracial racialism'

University of Washington

In her new book, Joseph explores how African-American women celebrities, producers and even audiences use "postracial discourse" — the thinking that American society has evolved beyond racial discrimination and strife — to refute the idea of postracialism itself.

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14-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703978

UF/IFAS Extension Teaches Food Pantry Staff, Clients About Better Food

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As we begin Farm City Week, UF/IFAS faculty are teaching food pantry clients how to make their food more nutritious

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14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703977

Feast on Florida-Grown Foods This Thanksgiving

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As we sit down to partake of the annual Thanksgiving feast, it’s worth noting that much of what we eat comes from Florida farmers, say University of Florida researchers. Better still, scientists with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences try to see if they can breed and grow certain crops in Florida to help growers and consumers.

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14-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703971

Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against

North Carolina State University

A new study finds that bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.

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14-Nov-2018 9:50 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703920

Police Officers ‘Open Up’ about Body-worn Cameras in a Post-Ferguson Era

Florida Atlantic University

A study is the first to use qualitative research to gain deeper insight into law enforcement officers’ personal experiences and perspectives on the use of body-worn cameras in a post-Ferguson era. Based on a long and deep immersion in the field, researchers have generated insider knowledge on one of the most overt strategic changes to modern American policing.

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14-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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