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More Should Be Done for Female Parolees

8 hours ago − Michigan State University
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- As the female prison population grows, a new study funded partly by the National Science Foundation says more should be done to help women probationers and parolees in poor urban areas remain crime-free. A team of Michigan State University criminologists found black women on probation and parole feel they have little choice but to isolate themselves in their homes or risk getting caught up…
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• Real-time Audio of Corporal Punishment Shows Kids Misbehave Within 10 Minutes of Spanking − 8 hours ago
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• How Mothers Help Children Explore Right And Wrong − 8 hours ago
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Touch
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Parents
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Goals
04-15-14
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The paradox of happiness is that chasing it may actually make us less happy, a Stanford researcher says. So how does one find happiness? Effective ways exist, according…
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Psychiatry
Casual Marijuana Use Linked to Brain Abnormalities in Students

8 hours ago − Northwestern University
CHICAGO --- Young adults who used marijuana only recreationally showed significant abnormalities in two key brain regions that are important in emotion and motivation, scientists report. The study was a collaboration between Northwestern Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. …
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Chronic Stress

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Learning

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Women's Studies, Gender

More Should Be Done for Female Parolees


8 hours ago − Michigan State University
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Political Behavior
Thinking About a Majority-minority Shift Leads to More Conservative Views

7 days ago − Association for Psychological Science
Facing the prospect of racial minority groups becoming the overall majority in the United States leads White Americans to lean more toward the conservative end of the political spectrum, according to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The findings suggest that increased diversity in the United States could actually lead to a wider partisan divide, with more White Americans expressing support…
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Conflict
Real-time Audio of Corporal Punishment Shows Kids Misbehave Within 10 Minutes of Spanking

8 hours ago − Southern Methodist University
A new study based on real-time audio recordings of parents practicing corporal punishment discovered that spanking was far more common than parents admit, that children were hit for trivial misdeeds and that children then misbehaved within 10 minutes of being punished. …
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Violence Behaivior

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