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Article ID: 16536

Holiday Experts

Purdue University

1- demystifying fruitcake, 2- holiday hints for those watching their weight, 3- don't take a holiday from your medications, 4- holidays bring hazards for pets, 5- pets experience holiday stress, too.

Released:
8-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 16532

Temple Story Ideas, 12-8-99

Temple University

1. Shoppers browse at malls but may buy online, 2. TV news station coverage with less sensationalism, crime, and violence is doing better in the ratings.

Released:
8-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Pop Culture

Article ID: 16524

Centre College Produces Youngest Rhodes Scholar

Centre College

An 18-year-old senior at Centre College has become one of the youngest Americans ever named a Rhodes Scholar. He is interested in mathematical modeling as a way of studying human diseases.

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 16522

Psychologist Challenges Memory Theory

University of Wisconsin-Madison

For those who get flummoxed by how-to manuals, or stymied by instructions for assembly, a University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist has a reassuring theory that it's not all your fault.

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 16519

Elections in Russia's Duma: Precursor to the Presidency

Halstead Communications

On Dec.19, Russians go to the polls to elect members of the State Duma, the lower house of the Russian legislature.

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 16518

Effectiveness of Psychotherapy

American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)

The National Institute of Mental Health has made a policy decision to place more emphasis on studies that measure outcomes in psychiatric conditions as they occur in naturalistic settings, which will allow for improvement in real-life treatments where the rigorous controls of a laboratory do not exist.

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 16517

Record International Student Enrollment at U.S. Institutions

Halstead Communications

The number of foreign students attending colleges and universities in the U.S. increased 2% in the 1998-99 school year to a record total of 490,933, according to a report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 16516

Americans Studying Abroad in Record Numbers

Halstead Communications

The number of U.S. students receiving credit for study abroad jumped nearly 15% from the previous year, reaching a record total of 113,959, according to a report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Released:
7-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 16506

Ignore Y2K Prophets of Doom

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Many "doomsayers" who harbor dire warnings about Y2K calamity are people who exploit and make money from the business of anxiety, says a professor of psychiatry at UAB.

Released:
4-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 16505

Consequences of Toy Mania

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Many parents are enduring long store lines and high prices to buy Pokemon and other popular toys. "But when a child sees his parent going to extraordinary means to get something he wants, he can take it in at least two ways," says a UAB child psychologist.

Released:
4-Dec-1999 12:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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