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UTA student wins UT System Regents award

(University of Texas at Arlington) UTA senior Frederick Tran won the 2017 Regents' Outstanding Arts and Humanities Award in Creative Writing, Short Fiction.

UTA Libraries awarded grant to test maker literacies program

(University of Texas at Arlington) A UTA team will use an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant to identify and collaborate with three pilot sites to test the effectiveness of early-stage maker-based competencies, previously developed by a UTA task force, on undergraduate learning.

Study examines state of social, personality psychology research

(University of Illinois at Chicago) University of Illinois at Chicago researchers conducted two studies to examine the state and quality of social and personality research and how practices have changed, if at all.

American College of Physicians praises blocked health insurance merger

(American College of Physicians) The American College of Physicians (ACP) today praised this morning's decision by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upholding a lower court ruling halting the proposed $54 billion insurance merger between Anthem and Cigna. Show More Summary

Testosterone makes men less likely to question their impulses

(California Institute of Technology) A new study shows that testosterone makes men less likely to realize when they're wrong.

No religion as a 'new religion'?

(Cluster of Excellence "Religion and Politics") Renowned sociologist Linda Woodhead assumes Hans Blumenberg Visiting Professorship at the Cluster of Excellence -- Research on the growing number of non-religious people in Europe and the USA -- in a public lecture on May 8: 'Is 'No Religion' the New Religion?'

How do babies coordinate gestures and vocalization?

(University of the Basque Country ) Asier Romero-Andonegi, Aintzane Etxebarria-Lejarreta, Ainara Romero-Andonegi and Irati de Pablo-Delgado, lecturers and researchers at the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Education in Bilbao, have studied how 9 to 13-month-old babies tackle the shift from early babbling to the use of combinations of gestures and speech. Show More Summary

Expert unravels disease that took the hearing of world-famous painter

(University of Maryland School of Medicine) Francisco Goya is the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th century. In 1793, Goya, then 46, came down with a severe, undiagnosed illness. His hearing never returned. Now, a hearing expert has developed a diagnosis. She thinks Goya likely suffered from an autoimmune disease.

Variations in tuition at public universities have grown, masking the cost of attendance

(New York University) Differences in undergraduate tuition rates by a student's degree program or year of study have become increasingly prevalent over the past 25 years, finds a study by New York University's Steinhardt School, Arizona State University, and the University of Louisville.

Slender face identified as novel marker for left-handedness

(University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine) Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent more likely to be left-handed. This unexpected finding was identified in 13,536 individuals who participated in three national surveys conducted in the United States. Show More Summary

Didactics to highlight physician experience in the ED the night of Orlando mass shooting

(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) Two didactics presented by emergency physicians describe what it was like in the emergency department of Orlando Health's Orlando Regional Medical Center the night of the mass-casualty incid...

AGS honors expert & emerging geriatrics leaders at 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

(American Geriatrics Society) Celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2017, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) announced that it will honor more than 15 leading researchers, clinicians, educators, and emerging health professionals who have made outstanding contributions to high-quality, person-centered care for older adults. Show More Summary

Dr. Sei Lee presented with 2017 Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement

(American Geriatrics Society) The AGS today announced that Sei Lee, MD, MAS, Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), will be honored with the 2017 Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in Clinical Investigation. Show More Summary

A little support from their online friends calms test-anxious students

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Reading supportive comments, 'likes' and private messages from social media friends prior to taking a test may help college students who have high levels of test-anxiety significantly reduce their nervousness and improve their scores, a new study by University of Illinois computer science researchers suggests.

Crime and virtual punishment

(University of Utah) Students from the University of Utah have created a new mobile 'game' for the iPhone and Android devices that demonstrates how software algorithms used by many of the nation's judicial courts to evaluate defendants could be biased like humans. Show More Summary

Staking self-worth on the pursuit of money has negative psychological consequences

(University at Buffalo) Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the US often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money, the findings of a newly published paper by a University at Buffalo research team suggest that there may be downsides to this pursuit.

Society for Academic Emergency medicine announces Annual Meeting plenary speakers

(Society for Academic Emergency Medicine) Emergency medicine academicians in six plenary presentations will explore a variety of subjects related to the practice of emergency medicine during a special plenary session to be held on the...Show More Summary

Can early experiences with computers, robots increase STEM interest among young girls?

(University of Washington) Girls start believing they aren't good at math, science and even computers at a young age -- but providing fun STEM activities at school and home may spark interest and inspire confidence. A study from theShow More Summary

Analysis: Gender differences in depression appear at age 12

(University of Wisconsin-Madison) An analysis just published online has broken new ground by finding gender differences in both symptoms and diagnoses of depression appearing at age 12.

Strong parent connections enhance children's ability to develop healthy response to stress

(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Children in low-income families have an increased chance of thriving when their caregiver relationships include certain positive characteristics, according to new research. Using...Show More Summary

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