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Article ID: 702232

Scientists Study Transition to College to Improve Student Wellbeing

Arizona State University (ASU)

Researchers at ASU tracked how student relationships with parents and friends affected the transition to college. A goal of the study is to prevent students from experiencing depression or anxiety during the transition to college.

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15-Oct-2018 4:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702191

Most people don’t know the difference between OCD and OCPD

Binghamton University, State University of New York

The general public has trouble understanding differences between obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York.

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15-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702195

Pbs' 'Native America' Documentary Features Research by UIC Anthropologists

University of Illinois at Chicago

Christopher Davis and Anna Roosevelt, both from the University of Illinois at Chicago, returned to the Brazilian research site to discuss their findings while being filmed for the four-part documentary “Native America,” which premieres Oct. 23 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT on PBS.

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15-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702192

Advanced driver assistance systems in vehicles are valuable in saving lives

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Study shows that vehicles with advanced technology could potentially reduce crashes, injuries and deaths.

Released:
15-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 701986

When Ignoring Your Spouse Can Help Your Relationship

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON -- It is a classic relationship stalemate: One partner asks the other to change something and the partner who is asked shuts down. But that type of response may actually be beneficial for the relationship of lower-income couples, according to research published by the American Psychological Association. Conversely, withdrawing can negatively affect higher-income couples’ relationship satisfaction, the study found.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 12:35 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702144

Different is Fair When Conforming to Gender Norms

Saint Joseph's University

As parents of any 8-year-old will tell you, fairness matters to kids. However, new research from investigators at Saint Joseph’s University, shows that perceived fairness is impacted by gender norms. The results were published online in Social Development, a Wiley Journal.

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15-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 701953

Half of Parents Say Their Preschooler Fears Doctor’s Visits

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Children’s anxiety may negatively impact parents’ interactions with providers during visits and even causes a small proportion of families to postpone or cancel appointments.

Released:
10-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702132

Researchers Document History Of Fear In Public Health Campaigns

Texas A&M University

Fear never works. Or does it? Fear can be a powerful tool in public health efforts, although graphic, emotionally evocative campaigns have been the source of controversy over the past half-century.

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12-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702128

Passenger distractions, texting and drowsy driving put teens at risk while on the road

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Experts provide parents and teens with safe driving tips leading into Teen Driving Safety Week.

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12-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702114

The Power of One: What’s My Responsibility as a Global Citizen?

University of Manitoba

Protectionist laws; anti-immigration sentiments and abuse allegations: one scroll of a feed or flip through the paper can be enough to make you want to shut off and shut down.

Released:
12-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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