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388 Veterans & Mental Health
Research by Lee, Hyunyup., Aldwin, C. M., Soyoung, C., Spiro, Avron. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. We know that for veterans experiencing traumatic events in combat, there is a significant impact on their mental health. What is the ongoing course though their life-span? Psychologists examined whether combat exposure influenced veterans’ depressive and anxiety symptoms [...]
387 Sleep & Screen Time
Research by Przybylski, A. K. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S Are you a parent who wants your child to get the proper amount of sleep? Does your child spend so much screen time on games, movies, and social media that you worry it interferes with their sleep? American Academy of Pediatrics recommends less than [...]
386 Accents & Friendships
Research by Paquette-Smith, Melissa, Buckler, Helen, White, Katherine S., Choi, Jiyoun, Johnson, Elizabeth K. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. Is it basic human nature to prefer to socialize with people with whom we are familiar? If children have experience with others using different languages, will they more likely choose to play with those with [...]
385 Gender & STEM
Research by Niepel, Christopher, Stadler, M., & Greiff, Samuel. (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S. Do many still believe the stereotype “boys are better at math than girls”? How does this gender bias affect women? Females score equal to males on math tests, yet females report lower levels of mathematics self-concept (i.e., feeling capable in [...]
384 Food Order & Choice
Research by Flores, David, Reimann, M., Castano, R., & Lopez, Alberto (2019). Written by Shannon Cantalupo, B.S “What makes us decide to eat healthy or not?” Psychologist Martin Reiman, a marketing researcher, and colleagues examined the interaction between food type (healthy vs. indulgent) and food presentation order (first or last) on our food choice and [...]
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