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已有 499 次阅读2015-11-21 03:38 |个人分类:生活和社会学新闻|系统分类:科普作品| 生活, 社会, 新闻, 科普

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美国超过50% 的小孩不解释父母的政治主张 More Than Half of ‘Children’ Misperceive or Reject Parents’ Political Party Affiliations

A new study finds that more than half of all “children” in the U.S. either misperceive or reject their parents’ political party affiliations.

(Embargo expired on 19-Nov-2015 at 00:00 ET)

American Sociological Review, Dec-2015

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

用一粒葡萄干能测试幼儿将来的学术能力 How a Raisin Can Predict a Toddler’s Future Academic Ability

A simple test using a raisin can predict how well a toddler will perform academically at age eight, according to research conducted at the University of Warwick

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Journal of Pediatrics

– University of Warwick

打击恐怖主义时如何规范公众身体和行为健康 Special Report: Fighting Terrorism by Keeping Your Physical and Behavioral Health in Check

Physician leaders say terrorism is in part a psychological tactic. Several physicians interviewed offer advice on what the public can do so that fear, anxiety, and depression caused by terrorism doesn't get the best of them.

(Embargo expired on 19-Nov-2015 at 06:05 ET)

– Pennsylvania Medical Society

变性人的心理学 The Psychology of Transgender

The following feature was produced by the American Psychological Association. You may reprint it in its entirety or in part. We only request that you credit APA as the source. We also have provided a photograph of Bockting for reprinting.

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Expert(s) available

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Study Finds Closing Low-Performing NYC High Schools Had Positive Effects

New York City’s policy of closing very low-performing high schools during the last decade produced notable benefits for the middle schoolers who likely would have enrolled in these schools, according to a new report from the Research Alliance for New York City Schools at NYU.

– New York University

MTSU Poll: Voters Value Gun Rights but Want Stricter Sales Rules

Although strongly protective of gun rights in general, most Tennessee voters favor requiring background checks for gun sales among private individuals and at gun shows and support laws to prevent the mentally ill from buying guns, according to the latest MTSU Poll.

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– Middle Tennessee State University

College Studies May Reduce Risk of Dementia for Older Adults, Research Finds

Older adults who take college courses may increase their cognitive capacity and possibly reduce their risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

Neuropsychology

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Intervention Improves Teacher Practices and Student Engagement in Early Elementary School Classrooms

A classroom program that helps teachers adapt their interactions with students based on individuals’ temperaments may lead to more student engagement in kindergarten, more teacher emotional support to kindergarten and first grade students, and better classroom organization and less off-task behavior in first-grade classes, according to research by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Institute of Education Sciences; Elementary School Journal; R305B080019; R305A080512

– New York University

Research Shows Texas Grow! Eat! Go! Interventions Having Positive Impact on Youth

Research has shown that efforts through the Texas Grow! Eat! Go! program have had a positive effect on improving the health and wellness of youth in the five participating Texas counties.

– Texas A&M AgriLife

男性在有女性是吃得更多 Men Eat to Excess When They Need to Impress

Men have a reputation of doing just about anything to show off in front of women, no matter how seemingly absurd. That effort to impress apparently extends to their eating habits: A new Cornell study shows that men eat significantly more food when in the company of women – and such excess is motivated by a hardwired male urge to demonstrate prowess to the opposite sex, researchers suggest.

– Cornell University

Before the Pilgrims, Floridians Celebrated the ‘Real’ First Thanksgiving

It’s that time of year when children make cardboard turkeys and draw the Mayflower, while we prepare to fill our tables with stuffing and pumpkin pie the way most of us imagine the Pilgrims did at the first Thanksgiving in 1621.

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– University of Florida

How Can Technology Improve School Safety?

APL is leading a National Institute of Justice study to examine how technology is used to prevent and respond to criminal violence in K–12 schools.

– Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Sociologists Available to Discuss Holiday-Related Topics: Family, Religion, Consumerism, and Mental Health

As the holiday season begins, the American Sociological Association (ASA) has sociologists available to discuss holiday-related topics, including family, religion, consumerism, and mental health.

Expert(s) available

– American Sociological Association (ASA)

What Is Confident Pluralism?

Even a cursory glance at today’s headlines reveals a deep inability to get along. From politics, to religion, to social issues, extreme positions may play well with a political base, but do little to further substantive conversation and real change. How do we get back to forming meaningful relationships that can move toward common ground despite our deep ideological differences? The answer lies in a confident pluralism, said an expert on law and religion at Washington University in St. Louis

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– Washington University in St. Louis

Mobile App, Interactive Web-Based Tool Launched to Educate Service Members on Unsafe Dietary Supplements

A new mobile application and interactive web-based tool have been launched to help military troops identify unsafe dietary supplements that may jeopardize their health or career.

– Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)

UC San Diego Alumnus Joseph Edelman Pledges $400,000 to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenges

At UC San Diego, a $400,000 pledge from alumnus and hedge fund founder Joseph E. Edelman will directly benefit students in need of ongoing psychiatric services, while also improving opportunities for specialized fellowship training and clinical research in college mental health.

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– University of California, San Diego

College of Education Wins $7 Million Grant for Teacher Prep Reform

In light of upcoming mandated teacher reform, Texas Tech, with funding from the Gates Foundation, is creating a center to help other universities change their teacher preparation programs.

– Texas Tech University

Bill Bradley, Jack Matlock, Stephen Cohen and John Pepper on "U.S.-Russian Conflict from Ukraine to Syria" - Nov. 23 Discussion

Former U.S. senator Bill Bradley and former U.S. ambassador to Russia Jack Matlock, Jr. will be among the panelists for “U.S.-Russian Conflict From Ukraine to Syria: Did U.S. Policy Contribute to It?”—a discussion at NYU’s School of Law on Mon., Nov. 23, 6-8 p.m.

– New York University


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