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Iowa State Researchers Test Brain Activity to Identify Cybersecurity Threats

2 days ago − Iowa State University
AMES, Iowa - The old adage that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link certainly applies to the risk organizations face in defending against cybersecurity threats. Employees pose a danger that can be just as damaging as a hacker. …
• Mental Disorders Don't Predict Future Violence − 8 hours ago
• Can a Parent's Concerns Predict Autism? − Yesterday
• Taming Polluters: Ratings Have Spillover Effects, Leading to Reduced Toxic Emissions − Yesterday
• Resilience, Not Abstinence, May Help Teens Battle Online Risk − Yesterday
• Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement − 2 days ago
• Study: This Is Your Teen's Brain Behind the Wheel − 2 days ago
• The Right Programs Can Help College Students Suffering from Depression, Anxiety And Stress − 2 days ago
• Text Messaging Useful for Reaching 'At-risk' Teens About Sex − 8 hours ago
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04-24-15

Can a Parent's Concerns Predict Autism?

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04-25-15

Text Messaging Useful for Reaching 'At-risk' Teens About Sex
PULLMAN, Wash. - Text messaging that connects teens with sexual health educators is effective for delivering sexual health information, according to a recent study in The Edward R. Murrow…
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04-23-15

Taming Polluters: Ratings Have Spillover Effects, Leading to Reduced Toxic Emissions
A new study by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Assistant Professor Amanda Sharkey and University of Utah Assistant Professor Patricia Bromley found that environmental ratings have…
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04-25-15

Mental Disorders Don't Predict Future Violence
CHICAGO --- Most psychiatric disorders - including depression -- do not predict future violent behavior, according to new Northwestern Medicine longitudinal study of delinquent youth. The only exception is…
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04-23-15

Resilience, Not Abstinence, May Help Teens Battle Online Risk
Boosting teenagers' ability to cope with online risks, rather than trying to stop them from using the Internet, may be a more practical and effective strategy for keeping them…
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04-22-15

Study: This Is Your Teen's Brain Behind the Wheel

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04-22-15

Better Social Media Techniques Increase Fan Interest, Engagement
COLUMBIA, Mo. -Due to the ever-increasing number of people using social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, businesses and organizations, such as professional sports teams, are expanding their…
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04-22-15

Iowa State Researchers Test Brain Activity to Identify Cybersecurity Threats

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04-22-15

The Right Programs Can Help College Students Suffering from Depression, Anxiety And Stress
Is it possible to prevent mental health problems in higher education students? The answer is "yes" according to a team of psychologists from Loyola University Chicago who conducted a…
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05-03-11

Media Multitasking Is Really Multi-distracting
CHESTNUT HILL, MA (5/2/2011) – Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved…
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04-21-15

Failing to Provide for Kids Leads to Aggression And Delinquency, According to New Study
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A new study by two researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work has shown that parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to…
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04-21-15

One in 3 Young Adults with Autism Disconnected from Work And School

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04-21-15

Certain Interactive Tools Click with Web Users
Before web developers add the newest bells and the latest whistles to their website designs, a team of researchers suggests they zoom in on the tools that click with…
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04-02-12

Sweden's Largest Facebook Study: A Survey of 1,000 Swedish Facebook Users

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Psychiatry
Borderline Personality Disorder as Debilitating as Bipolar Disorder

Yesterday − Lifespan
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The deterioration of psychiatric and physical health caused by borderline personality disorder (BPD) rivals that of bipolar disorder, according to Mark Zimmerman, M.D., a researcher at Rhode Island Hospital. His research was published online in the British Journal of Psychiatry today. …
• Children with ADHD at Risk for Binge Eating, Study Shows − Yesterday
• Brain Abnormalities Found among Those Experiencing Blast-related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury − 2 days ago
• The Lancet Psychiatry: Death Rate from Alcohol And Drug Misuse in Former Prisoners Alarmingly High − 3 days ago
• Link Between Serotonin And Depression Is a Myth, Says Top Psychiatrist − 3 days ago
• Scientists Identify Brain Circuitry Responsible for Anxiety in Smoking Cessation − 3 days ago
• Parent Training Significantly Reduces Disruptive Behavior in Children with Autism − 3 days ago
 
Children & Parents

Can a Parent's Concerns Predict Autism?


Yesterday − University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
• Resilience, Not Abstinence, May Help Teens Battle Online Risk − Yesterday
• Failing to Provide for Kids Leads to Aggression And Delinquency, According to New Study − 3 days ago
• One in 3 Young Adults with Autism Disconnected from Work And School − 3 days ago
• Getting Foster Youth Through College Will Take Structured Support, Study Concludes − 4 days ago
• Literacy App Improves School Readiness in At-risk Preschoolers − 4 days ago
• Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps − 4 days ago
 
Chronic Stress
Resilience, Not Abstinence, May Help Teens Battle Online Risk

Yesterday − Penn State
Boosting teenagers' ability to cope with online risks, rather than trying to stop them from using the Internet, may be a more practical and effective strategy for keeping them safe, according to a team of researchers. In a study, more resilient teens were less likely to suffer negative effects even if they were frequently online, said Haiyan Jia, post-doctoral scholar in information sciences and technology. …
• The Right Programs Can Help College Students Suffering from Depression, Anxiety And Stress − 2 days ago
• Heart Attack Risk High in Divorced Women, Even After Remarrying − 9 days ago
• Childhood Self-control Linked to Enhanced Job Prospects Throughout Life − 10 days ago
• Mortality And Blood Pressure Directly Linked to Relationship Quality − 16 days ago
• Posttraumatic Stress Can Have Profound Effects on Sexual Health − 17 days ago
• Veterans' Avoidant Coping Interfers with Transition to University Life − 29 days ago
 
Alcoholism
Educating College Students on Drinking Risks Can Temporarily Help Lessen Drinking Behaviors

1 months ago − American Psychological Association
WASHINGTON - Briefly counseling college students on the dangers of binge drinking is effective in lowering heavy drinking levels among many students, but only temporarily. Three out of four will be right back where they started a year later, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. …
• A Lower IQ Has Been Linked to Greater And Riskier Drinking among Young Adult Men − 2 months ago
• Chronic Alcohol Intake Can Damage White Matter Pathways Across the Entire Brain − 5 months ago
• Mindfulness Protects Adults' Health from the Impacts of Childhood Adversity − 7 months ago
• Study Finds Less Domestic Violence among Married Couples Who Smoke Pot − 8 months ago
• What Drives a Child to Abuse Alcohol? − 9 months ago
• Effects of Alcohol in Young Binge Drinkers Predicts Future Alcoholism − 11 months ago
 
Learning

How to Approach Your Boss About a Treadmill Desk


3 days ago − Brigham Young University
• Living Life in the Third Person − 4 days ago
• Literacy App Improves School Readiness in At-risk Preschoolers − 4 days ago
• Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps − 4 days ago
• Mentally Stepping Back from Problems Helps Youth Deal with Negative Emotions − 9 days ago
• The Most Powerful Learning 'Tool' − 15 days ago
 
Women's Studies, Gender
Failing to Provide for Kids Leads to Aggression And Delinquency, According to New Study

3 days ago − University at Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A new study by two researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Social Work has shown that parents who chronically neglect their children contribute to the likelihood that they will develop aggressive and delinquent tendencies later in adolescence, and the one factor that links neglect with those behaviors appears to be poor social skills. …
• Addressing the Needs of Young Women with Disorders of Sex Development − 4 days ago
• Young Women Objectify Themselves More Browsing Facebook And Magazines Than Media Types − 7 days ago
• Professional Golfers Live a Lonely Life in the Midst of Rivalries on a Meager Income − 7 days ago
• Men Donate Competitively on Women's Fundraising Webpages − 8 days ago
• Faculty in Doctoral Programs More Responsive to White Male Prospective Students, Research Finds − 8 days ago
 
Political Behavior
Kindergartners Who Shared iPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests

14 days ago − International Communication Association
Washington, DC (April 10, 2015) - Using tech, like iPads, in schools has turned into a heated political debate. Los Angeles infamously spent $1.3 billion on a program to give iPads to each student that has subsequently been plagued with problems. In the United Kingdom the head of the National Association of Head Teachers claimed he was dubious about using tech as a teaching aid in non-IT classes. One…
• Outside CEOs Could Rejuvenate Struggling Businesses − 22 days ago
• Internet Searches Create Illusion of Personal Knowledge, Research Finds − 24 days ago
• Thinking of Your Life as a Novel − 1 months ago
• Die-hard College Sports Fans Defy Expectations − 1 months ago
• Societally Engaged Adults See Their Lives as Redemption Stories − 1 months ago
 
Conflict

Does a Competent Leader Make a Good Friend?


2 months ago − Aarhus University
• Climate Science Literacy Unrelated to Public Acceptance of Human-caused Global Warming − 2 months ago
• People Who Believe They Were 'Born That Way' More Inclined to Blame God for Bad Behavior − 2 months ago
• Marital 'Long-timers' Have a 'Modest Rebound' in Sexual Frequency After 50 Years − 2 months ago
• Is Your Busy Schedule Affecting Your Health? Time Might Not Be the Problem − 1 months ago
• Negative Patient-doctor Communication Could Worsen Symptoms − 2 months ago
 
Violence Behaivior
Mental Disorders Don't Predict Future Violence

8 hours ago − Northwestern University
CHICAGO --- Most psychiatric disorders - including depression -- do not predict future violent behavior, according to new Northwestern Medicine longitudinal study of delinquent youth. The only exception is substance abuse and dependence. …
• Failing to Provide for Kids Leads to Aggression And Delinquency, According to New Study − 3 days ago
• Violent Video Games Not Linked to Aggression in Adults with Autism − 10 days ago
• Brain Scans Reveal How People 'Justify' Killing − 16 days ago
• Bullying by Students with Disabilities Reduced by Social-emotional Learning − 23 days ago
• Impact of Domestic Violence on Women's Mental Health − 24 days ago
 
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