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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

Baylor Chemist-led Study Leads to Scientific Journals Changing Guidelines

Elemental Analysis is so widely adopted that chemistry journals require this technique to publish any new compound. The standard of the value obtained being plus or minus of 0.4% of the formula value for a compound, as determined by elemental...
6-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Morning Lark or Night Owl: Baylor Researchers Highlight the Influence of Behavior on the Circadian Preferences of College Students

A new study from researchers with Baylor University’s Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory shows that chronotypes are more flexible than originally thought.
17-May-2023 6:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Waco COVID Survey: A Community-Based SARS-CoV-2 Serological Surveillance Study in Central Texas

Results from the Waco COVID Survey have provided needed insights into how the dynamics of COVID-19 transmission, health behaviors and COVID-19-related attitudes changed across the first two years of the pandemic in the McLennan County, Texas.
8-May-2023 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor Researchers Explore Effect of Instagram, TikTok on Psychological Well-Being

Noted Baylor University smartphone researchers Meredith E. David, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing, and James A. Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in the Hankamer School of Business, have investigated the correlation...
8-May-2023 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Baylor Study Combines Lithophane, 3D Printing to Enable Blind Individuals to "See" Data

Lithophane is an ancient artistic medium but never used to represent scientific data and imagery in a quantitative, controlled manner for tactile visualization and integration. Lithophane combined with 3D printing is turning scientific data into...
17-Aug-2022 4:35 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

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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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