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Article ID: 707875

Bridging the 'liking-gap,' researchers discuss awkwardness of conversations

Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Conversations are fundamental to relationships and wellbeing, but they often leave people feeling anxious, uncertain, and socially excluded. Social and personality psychologists will present their latest findings on how people engage in casual conversations, and what this means for our own performance anxiety.

11-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 707770

Clarkson University’s Inaugural Faculty Undergraduate Research Program Awards Three Competitive Proposals; Second Round of the Ignite Research Fellowship Program Holds “Shark Tank”-Style Competition on February 28, 2019

Clarkson University

Clarkson University has launched a competitive, small-grants initiative for faculty, who work primarily with undergraduate student researchers. A total of approximately $30,000 was requested for the numerous proposals received by the Research and Intellectual Property Committee of the Faculty Senate. The following three winning proposals shared $10,000.

11-Feb-2019 11:40 AM EST


11-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy


Article ID: 707851

Three UC San Diego Playwrights to Receive World Premieres at Prestigious Humana New Play Festival

University of California San Diego

Three new works selected for this year’s prestigious Humana Festival of New American Plays were written by University of California San Diego playwrights, marking the first time three UC San Diego MFA students and alumni have had their work featured simultaneously.

11-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities


Article ID: 707822

Dr. Mark Wade Named 2019 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award Recipient by the Rutgers School of Public Health

Rutgers School of Public Health

Mark Wade, MD, has been awarded the 2019 Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Award by the Rutgers School of Public Health. He will also provide the “Public Health Lecture” at the School’s Convocation Ceremony.

11-Feb-2019 10:00 AM EST


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Article ID: 707694

Increases in the Percentage of Alcohol in Beverages may Contribute to Underestimates of the U.S. Drinking Level

Research Society on Alcoholism

There have been dramatic increases in the United States in alcohol-related problems. During the past decade the death rate from all types of alcoholic liver disease increased by more than 40%, alcohol-related emergency department visits increased by 62%, and the prevalence of alcohol use disorder among adults increased by nearly 50%. Despite these increases in alcohol-related morbidity and mortality, there have not been notable increases seen in U.S. per capita alcohol consumption.

7-Feb-2019 8:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 707835

Research to Use Innovative Data Science Tools to Study Pretrial Detention in More than 1,000 U.S. Counties

New York University

A team of researchers will use data science techniques to study the impacts of pretrial detention in more than 1,000 U.S. counties—including many rural counties that have remained largely unstudied.

11-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

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