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Pausing during the pandemic

Short consumer article with advice and tips for using the pandemic down time to reflect on who and what you want to be.
2-Apr-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why social distancing is so difficult; how research explains our behavior

John McArthur, an expert on social distancing, explains why the behavior is so difficult, and how we can convince ourselves to do it anyway.
18-Mar-2020 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For Valentine's Day, 5 Tips for a Better Relationship

Frank Provenzano, a Furman University instructor in psychology and a clinical psychologist for more than 40 years, offers five key relationships tips for any intimate partnership.
6-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Holidays on the Autism Spectrum

A short feature with a list of tips to help people with autism, and their loved ones, better navigate the holidays.
26-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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10 Steps to a More Sustainable Christmas

A consumer-friendly listicle.
26-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How to Win the Black Vote

In this short piece, race politics specialist Teresa Cosby explains what black voters are looking for in a candidate.
14-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Physics professors patent device that could revolutionize diabetes management

The 'optical glucometer' is able to measure glucose levels by taking a specialized photo of the eye with sophisticated infrared sensors, eliminating the need for needles, blood or physical contact of any kind.
14-Oct-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Amazon Studios gets body image right in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon'

When she saw the trailer for the movie “Brittany Runs a Marathon,” psychologist and body image researcher Kerstin Blomquist’s first thought was, “Oh, no. They’re doing it again!” Blomquist studies how to prevent disordered eating and how...
18-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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