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Article ID: 696974

With changing demographics, more racial/ethnic socialization needed for white youth

University of Illinois at Chicago

Without exploring how white youth are socialized about race and ethnicity current race relations will remain unbalanced

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3-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696978

Can Parents of Juvenile Offenders Still Dream?

Michigan State University

Mothers want the best for their sons, but what happens to a mother’s hopes and dreams when her son is charged as a juvenile offender? A new study from Michigan State University published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence reveals that mothers don’t lose hope for their sons’ futures and potential – even if they are arrested as a minor.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 696977

Creighton psychological science professor's work with rats gives insight into treatment for human drug addiction

Creighton University

Through looking at individual difference models in laboratory rat populations, Creighton University psychological science professor Dustin Stairs, PhD, and his team of undergraduate researchers are making inroads into the neuroscience of addiction and the power of social settings to help overcome a drug habit.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 696960

The Gender Bias of Names: Surnames Standing Solo Gives Men Advantage

Cornell University

In new research, Cornell University psychologists find that study participants, on average, were more than twice as likely to call male professionals – even fictional ones – by their last name only, compared to equivalent female professionals. This example of gender bias, say researchers, may be contributing to gender inequality.

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2-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 696922

​3 Research-Based Ways to Maximize the Fun of Leisure Activities

Ohio State University

Everyone’s so busy these days that it is easy to think you need to schedule time to have fun. But be careful about how you do that, said Selin Malkoc, a time management expert at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. Research shows that scheduling can undermine enjoyment if it is not done right,

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2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696917

Can Parenting Skills Prevent Childhood Obesity?

Arizona State University (ASU)

Researchers in Arizona State University’s Department of Psychology received a five-year grant for just under $2.5 million from the USDA to implement an intervention program that targets childhood obesity in a novel way: by teaching parenting skills.

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2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696906

Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry

North Carolina State University

A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults. Similarly, the study participants viewed the behavior of Black children as more hostile than the behavior of White children.

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2-Jul-2018 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696860

Is Venmo Making You Less Likeable?

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

New research from UVA Darden Professor Tami Kim shows that, among friends, people who pay the exact amount owed are liked less than those who round up or down, even if the rounded amount is less.

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29-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696852

July 4th Reminder: Fireworks and dogs don't mix

Virginia Tech

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29-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696843

The Growing Case for Social Media Addiction

California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Dr. Orif Turel, a leading researcher in technology addiction and an associate professor at CSU Fullerton, says compulsively checking Instagram, Facebook and Twitter isn't just fun — it could be hurting our brain.

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28-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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