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Wichita State University Professor Co-Authors Third Book in Personal Development Series

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Ray Hull, professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wichita State University, understands that the ability to learn is imperative for every person seeking a goal. This is why he included "The Art of Learning and Self-Development" in the personal development series that he co-authors with New York Times best-selling author Jim Stovall.

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social withdrawal, solitude, avoidance behavior, Thoreau, Behavioral, Creativity, Shyness, unsociability, Merton

Study: Non-Fearful Social Withdrawal Linked Positively to Creativity

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Everyone needs an occasional break, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime. But newly published research by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental. In fact, the research findings published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences suggest that one form of social withdrawal, referred to as unsociability, is not only unrelated to negative outcomes, but linked positively to creativity.

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Holiday Bombshells: Tact and Timing Are Keys to Delivering Surprising News at a Family Gathering

When family is gathered around the table, there are better -- and worse -- ways to deliver personal updates

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Why Rural Coal Families Are Less Likely to Divorce

Rural coal-mining families show resilience against divorce when faced with the economic downturns common in the industry, a new study suggests.

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Comprehensive Study Examines Gun-Related Deaths and How to Prevent Them

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A new study suggests complex solutions to gun-related deaths and goals to decrease rates based on the type of death.

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Something to Chew On: Baylor University Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

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When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of them Baylor University registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D., professor of family and consumer sciences.

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5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions At The Holiday Table

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UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the gravy escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.

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All Black Friday Deals Are Not Created Equal

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Spend $200 on a great Christmas gift at the big box store and get a $50 gift card. Sounds like a great offer. It may, in fact, entice you to spend more than you normally would, warned a marketing expert at Washington University in St. Louis.

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Holiday Retail Outlook: Online Shopping Will Beat in-Store Again

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New Therapy Lessens Impact of Mistreatment at a Young Age

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Work underway in a laboratory at the University of Delaware suggest certain drugs can prevent and reduce changes to the brain caused by mistreatment at an early age.







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