Using smartphone check-ins twice a day for two weeks, sociologists in a national study have found a link between individuals’ daily spiritual experiences and overall well-being, say researchers from Baylor University and Harvard University.
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New Way of Analyzing Soil Organic Matter Will Help Predict Climate Change, Baylor University Researcher Says
A new way of analyzing the chemical composition of soil organic matter will help scientists predict how soils store carbon — and how soil carbon may affect climate in the future, says a Baylor University researcher.
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“Whodunnit” may be the big question in crime fiction, but “how they done it” determines whether they will get away with it. These days in detective novels, the war of good and evil increasingly involves technological savvy, says a Baylor...
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People Who Experienced Parental Divorce as Children Have Lower ‘Love Hormone’ Levels than Those Who Did Not
People who were children when their parents were divorced showed lower levels of oxytocin — the so-called “love hormone” — when they were adults than those whose parents remained married, according to a study led by Baylor University. That...
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People with Lower Biological Response to Standard Stress Task Showed More PTSD Symptoms After COVID-19 Crisis Began
People who did not have a large heart rate response to a stress task surprised researchers later — after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic — when they showed more symptoms of PTSD related to the crisis than others who also did the stress task...
31-Aug-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
People who experience threats to their existence — which these days may well be economic and political instability — are more likely to experience miracles, according to a Baylor University study.
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Texas researchers from the University of Houston, Baylor University and Texas A&M University have discovered evidence for why the earth cooled dramatically 13,000 years ago, dropping temperatures by about 3 degrees Centigrade. The evidence is buried...
31-Jul-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A mountain people in Uganda — branded as selfish and loveless by an anthropologist half a century ago — really is not, according to a study led by a Baylor University anthropologist.
27-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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26-Mar-2020 4:35 PM EDT
Public Health Crises — Such as COVID-19 — May Lead to Flare-ups of Dangerous Religious Sentiments, including ‘Scapegoating’
24-Mar-2020 12:30 PM EDT
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...
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Out-of-This-World Research: Fifty Years After the Moon Landing, Lunar Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury
17-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT
Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says
31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT
Following a natural disaster or strong storm, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT
To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder/director of Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, compiled the “Heaven 11,” a...
31-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT