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Psychology of Food Choice: Challenging the Status Quo

Yesterday − Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Researchers are challenging conventional beliefs about the effectiveness of traditional strategies for encouraging healthy eating. The symposium, "Challenging Misconceptions About the Psychology of Food Choice," includes four presentations that tackle issues such as the harmfulness of weight-stigma, encouraging healthy choices, and strategies to help children and teens. The symposium is featured at the SPSP 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. …
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02-27-15

Traditional Forms of Media Coverage Valued over Advertising, UGA Study Finds

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03-02-15

Psychology of Food Choice: Challenging the Status Quo
Researchers are challenging conventional beliefs about the effectiveness of traditional strategies for encouraging healthy eating. The symposium, "Challenging Misconceptions About the Psychology of Food Choice," includes four presentations that…
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02-27-15

Music Teachers Share Their Unique Perspective on Music Education in America
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 26, 2015) -- Across the country music teachers believe that factors at the school level have the greatest impact on their programs. Matters beyond the…
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Note to Young Men: Fat Doesn't Pay
Men who are already obese as teenagers could grow up to earn up to 18 percent less than their peers of normal weight. So says Petter Lundborg of Lund…
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Does Cupid Play Politics? That 'Something Special' Might Be Your Mate's Political Ideology
Though "variety is the spice of life" and "opposites attract," most people marry only those whose political views align with their own, according to new research from Rice University…
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02-27-15

Aggressive Boys Tend to Develop into Physically Stronger Teens
Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the…
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02-27-15

Teacher Prejudices Put Girls Off Math, Science
It's a fact: Women are vastly underrepresented in the fields of computer science, engineering, and mathematics. But less clear are the trajectories -- academic and otherwise -- that lead…
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01-27-12

Mind over Matter: Patients' Perceptions of Illness Make a Difference
Whenever we fall ill, there are many different factors that come together to influence the course of our illness. Additional medical conditions, stress levels, and social support all have…
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02-26-15

Undocumented Mexican Immigrants' Kids Have Higher Risk of Behavior Problems
Children of undocumented Mexican immigrants have a significantly higher risk of behavior problems than their co-ethnic counterparts with documented or naturalized citizen mothers, according to a team of sociologists.…
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02-18-15

An Empty Stomach Can Lead to an Empty Wallet
MINNEAPOLIS -- (February 17, 2015) --Looking to save money on your next shopping trip? Better eat something before you head to the mall. According to new research from the…
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02-26-15

Thinking of God Makes People Bigger Risk-takers
Reminders of God can make people more likely to seek out and take risks, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.…
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02-26-15

Is Your Busy Schedule Affecting Your Health? Time Might Not Be the Problem
The modern schedule is infamously frantic, leaving many of us feeling constantly pressed for time. But that feeling may not have much to do with time itself, according to…
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Psychiatry
With Kids' Antipsychotic Treatment on the Rise, Study Looks at Prescriber Decision-making

21 hours ago − University of Vermont
More kids nationwide are taking medications designed to treat such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, and pediatricians and psychiatrists at the University of Vermont want to know why. …
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Psychology of Food Choice: Challenging the Status Quo

Yesterday − Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Researchers are challenging conventional beliefs about the effectiveness of traditional strategies for encouraging healthy eating. The symposium, "Challenging Misconceptions About the Psychology of Food Choice," includes four presentations that tackle issues such as the harmfulness of weight-stigma, encouraging healthy choices, and strategies to help children and teens. The symposium is featured at the SPSP 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. …
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Chronic Stress
Is Your Busy Schedule Affecting Your Health? Time Might Not Be the Problem

5 days ago − American Marketing Association
The modern schedule is infamously frantic, leaving many of us feeling constantly pressed for time. But that feeling may not have much to do with time itself, according to a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research. …
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Alcoholism
A Lower IQ Has Been Linked to Greater And Riskier Drinking among Young Adult Men

9 days ago − Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research
Although several studies have shown an association between intelligence and various health-related outcomes, the research on cognitive abilities and alcohol-related problems has been inconsistent. A new study of the association between IQ-test results and drinking, measured as both total intake and pattern of use, has found that a lower IQ is clearly associated with greater and riskier drinking among young adult men, although their poor performance on the IQ-test…
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Learning

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Women's Studies, Gender
Psychology of Food Choice: Challenging the Status Quo

Yesterday − Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Researchers are challenging conventional beliefs about the effectiveness of traditional strategies for encouraging healthy eating. The symposium, "Challenging Misconceptions About the Psychology of Food Choice," includes four presentations that tackle issues such as the harmfulness of weight-stigma, encouraging healthy choices, and strategies to help children and teens. The symposium is featured at the SPSP 16th Annual Convention in Long Beach, California. …
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Political Behavior

Does a Competent Leader Make a Good Friend?


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Conflict
Is Your Busy Schedule Affecting Your Health? Time Might Not Be the Problem

5 days ago − American Marketing Association
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Violence Behaivior

Crime Victims' Institute Investigates Human Trafficking


1 months ago − Human sex trafficking is a serious problem both domestically and internationally and enhanced education is necessary to address the risk factors for entry into the sex trade, the physical and mental health consequences of victimization, and institutional responses to victims, according to a new series published by the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University.
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