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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: 696858

SUNY Upstate Medical University raises profile of Geriatrics as it becomes its own clinical department

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Geriatrics is being elevated to its own clinical department, just like other specialties, such as Surgery, Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery. The move comes as the population over the age of 65 continues to increase.

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29-Jun-2018 1:00 PM 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: 696841

Sorry Virginia, U.S. History Isn’t All About You

Washington University in St. Louis

As the United States celebrates its founding on July 4, new research on “collective narcissism” suggests many Americans have hugely exaggerated notions about how much their home states helped to write the nation’s narrative.“Our study shows a massive narcissistic bias in the way that people from the United States remember the contributions of their home states to U.

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28-Jun-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696469

Kidney Disease Patients’ Experience of Care and Illness Can Take a Large Emotional Toll

American Society of Nephrology (ASN)

• Patients with advanced kidney disease described feelings of isolation, abandonment, alienation, mistrust, and even self-blame that would likely be surprising to the clinicians taking care of them.

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22-Jun-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 696810

Obesity + Aging Linked to Alzheimer’s Markers in the Brain

American Physiological Society (APS)

A new study suggests that when a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. In addition, researchers discovered that certain areas of the brain respond differently to risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s. The study is published in Physiological Reports.

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28-Jun-2018 2:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696811

New Study Finds Taking Breaks Boosts Team Performance

University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering

Want to be a good team player? Take a break. It may improve not only your own performance but the chances of your team winning overall, says a new study by a team of USC computer scientists.

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28-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696818

New Model Could Illuminate Autism Subtype

UC Davis MIND Institute

Can a new mouse model provide essential insights into one type of autism spectrum disorder? UC Davis researchers hope their work yields new therapies for children.

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28-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696797

Strategic Classroom Intervention can Make Big Difference For Autism Students

Florida State University

Special training for teachers may mean big results for students with autism spectrum disorder, according to Florida State University and Emory University researchers.

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28-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 696795

Dealing with Those Telltale Malodors

Monell Chemical Senses Center

By educating physicians about unique properties of the olfactory system, Monell scientist Pamela Dalton, PhD, MPH, seeks to increase understanding of stigmas associated with incontinence

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28-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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