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Article ID: 706646

Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities Hosts Ninth Annual Conference of Addiction, Recovery & Families

Texas Tech University

The two-day conference is intended to help participants increase their understanding of the psychological and physiological factors of addiction recovery and resources that can create positive outcomes.

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17-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706631

Martin Luther King III Inspires Hope, Respect at Commemoration for His Father

Cedars-Sinai

On what would have been his father’s 90th birthday, Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the celebrated civil rights leader, addressed a capacity crowd in Cedars-Sinai's Harvey Morse Auditorium, taking them on a stirring journey through his childhood, his father's legacy and his vision for a united America. Downloadable video is available.

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17-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706618

APA Names First Chief Advocacy Officer

American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association has named Katherine B. McGuire its first chief advocacy officer, responsible for implementing a unified, strategic vision for the association’s government relations efforts and coordinating APA’s broader advocacy initiatives in non-governmental sectors.

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16-Jan-2019 3:25 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 706335

Wearable sensor can detect hidden anxiety, depression in young children

University of Vermont

Anxiety and depression in young children are hard to detect and often go untreated, potentially leading to anxiety disorders and increased risk of suicide and drug abuse later. In a PLOS ONE study, researchers showed a wearable sensor detected these "internalizing disorders" in children with 80 percent accuracy, reducing to 20 seconds what would take clinicians months to diagnose, opening the door to inexpensive screening that could be part of routine developmental assessments.

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11-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706570

Most Parents Say Hands-on, Intensive Parenting Is Best

Cornell University

Most parents say a child-centered, time-intensive approach to parenting is the best way to raise their kids, regardless of education, income or race.

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16-Jan-2019 10:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 706538

Study: Despite Progress, Gay Fathers and Their Children Still Structurally Stigmatized

University of Vermont

A study published in the February 2019 “Pediatrics” journal suggests the majority of gay fathers and their children continue to experience stigma with potentially harmful physical and psychological effects, despite legal, media and social advances. Study participants specifically cited structural stigma, such as state laws and beliefs of religious communities, as affecting their experiences in multiple social contexts.

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15-Jan-2019 3:45 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 706531

Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

University at Buffalo

A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia.

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15-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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