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Hormones Influence Unethical Behavior

Hormones play a two-part role in encouraging and reinforcing cheating and other unethical behavior, according to research from Harvard University and The University of Texas at Austin.

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Education Professors Taking Message of Reform on the Road

Prior to new education standards coming in 2017, two Texas Tech educators are offering advice to teacher education programs in other states on the process of reform.

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Connection Found Between Audience Reaction and Candidate Debate Success

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Audience laughter and applause have unique effects on presidential primary debates. Patrick Stewart, an associate professor of political science at the University of Arkansas, is an expert in political non-verbal communication.

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USU Alumnus, Army Doctor Completes Astronaut Training

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Army Lt. Col. (Dr.) Andrew “Drew” Morgan has officially joined the ranks of Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, and Buzz Aldrin as one of America’s newest astronauts.

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Selective Imitation Shows Children are Flexible Social Learners, Study Finds

Psychologists at The University of Texas at Austin found that children flexibly choose when to imitate and when to innovate the behavior of others, demonstrating that children are precocious social learners.

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Atlanta Falcons, American Academy of Dermatology ‘Rise Up’ to Fight Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology and the Atlanta Falcons will host free SPOTme® skin cancer screenings at Falcons training camp from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, Saturday, Aug. 1, and Sunday, Aug. 2

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Engineering Peace: Drexel University Joins PeaceTech Lab in Global Mission to Use Technology for Resolving Conflicts

Drexel University engineering researchers and students are joining an international effort led by PeaceTech Lab, a non-profit entity launched by the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), to prepare the next generation of humanitarian engineers. The PeaceTech Lab’s Young Engineers Program seeks to use the skills of talented young technologists in service of communities in conflict zones around the world who are seeking to create a sustainable peace.

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Research Reveals Universities Not Yet as International as They Think

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Universities’ internationalisation rankings have limited significance according to new research from the University of Warwick.

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Mum’s the Word: Maternal Language Has Strong Effect on Children’s Social Skills

Psychologists at the University of York have revealed new evidence showing how specific language used by parents to talk to their babies can help their child to understand the thoughts of others when they get older.