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Jet Lag Is a Drag: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It

Anyone who has traveled has probably experienced jet lag – that exhausted feeling that comes after long travel and trips. But why do we feel jet lagged and how can we avoid it?
25-Mar-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor Mathematicians Create New Math Track at Crossroads of Geometry and Harmonic Analysis

Baylor University mathematicians Dorina Mitrea, Ph.D., and Marius Mitrea, Ph.D., along with Irina Mitrea, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Temple University, have co-authored an unprecedented 5-volume, 5,000-page original research monograph that...
27-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Days Blur Together: Study Shows How the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Perceptions of Time… and Our Mental Well-being

Although time is a set duration of hours, minutes and seconds, the perception of time can vary dramatically based on the individual and especially during times of high stress and uncertainty such as disasters, recessions and most recently the...
7-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Baylor Honors University of Texas Professor with $250,000 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching

Jay L. Banner, Ph.D., F. M. Bullard Professor at UT-Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences, selected for national teaching award, will teach in residence at Baylor in spring 2025.
23-Jan-2024 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Baylor Researcher Explores the Resiliency of the Blackfeet Community

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a five-year, $3.37 million research grant to Baylor University, Blackfeet Community College (BFCC) in Browning, Montana, and Montana State University-Bozeman to explore how the resiliency of the...
27-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Baylor Researchers Examine Relationship Between Imprisoned Mothers and Their Adolescent Children’s Risk Behaviors

Evidence suggests maternal incarceration is a risk factor for adolescents’ depression and withdrawal, as well as substance abuse and delinquency. However, little work has been done to understand how it affects sleep patterns, dietary behaviors and...
26-Jun-2023 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large and In Charge

In 2018 and 2019, Sarah Kienle, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Baylor University, and her colleagues collected movement and dive behavior data and samples from leopard seals off the Western Antarctic Peninsula. Their goal was to compile...
23-Jun-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Magic and Mystery of π (Pi)

With National Pi Day March 14, Baylor mathematics chair Dorina Mitrea, Ph.D., explains what makes Pi important.
8-Mar-2023 1:15 PM EST

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Countdown To the Big Game: Dr. Tyrha’s Top Five Super Bowl Commercials for the Past Five Years

Who are the big brands who win big with their Super Bowl commercials? Advertising executive and multicultural media expert Tyrha M. Lindsey-Warren, Ph.D., clinical assistant professor of marketing at Baylor University’s Hankamer School of...
3-Feb-2023 6:05 PM EST

Baylor Gerontology Expert Shares Tips to Care for Aging Population During Coronavirus Pandemic

James Ellor, Ph.D., The Dorothy Barfield Kronzer Endowed Professor in Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, is an expert on working with older adults as well as disaster behavioral health. He said it’s important in this...
17-Mar-2020 5:25 PM EDT

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