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Texas Tech Pop-Culture Expert Can Comment on Educational Uses for Comics and Graphic Novels #NationalComicBookDay

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Award-Winning Author Amy Tan Will Speak at Baylor’s Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities on Sept. 29

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The New York Times-bestselling author Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club, will discuss her new book, The Valley of Amazement, and also the value of the humanities during the Beall-Russell Lectures in the Humanities at Baylor University on Monday, Sept. 29.

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Op-Ed: NFL Could Take Cue from Australian Rugby on Domestic Violence

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Domestic violence and breast cancer both kill women. American football has an opportunity and a duty to treat both equally.

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Even Without Kids, Couples Eat Frequent Family Meals

Couples and other adult family members living without minors in the house are just as likely as adults living with young children or adolescents to eat family meals at home on most days of the week, new research suggests.

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Spouse’s Personality Influences Career Success, Study Finds

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As much as we might try to leave personal lives at home, the personality traits of a spouse have a way of following us into the workplace, exerting a powerful influence on promotions, salaries, job satisfaction and other measures of professional success, new research from Washington University in St. Louis suggests.

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Psychologist Available to Comment on Effectiveness of Physical Punishment

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Must Women Be Seen to Be Heard?

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A new article in the National Communication Association journal Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies examines the voice in TV advertising and its relation to visual image and gender. Do advertising voice-overs affect consumer perceptions of gender? Using quantitative and qualitative analysis, Mark Pedelty, an Associate Professor in Communication Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Morgan Kuecker test their hypotheses on these issues. Their fascinating results reveal some thought provoking insights into audio visual media gender representations.

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Human Sense of Fairness Evolved to Favor Long-Term Cooperation

The human response to unfairness evolved in order to support long-term cooperation, according to a research team from Georgia State University and Emory University.

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Suicide Prevention Requires Access to Effective, Evidence-Based Treatment, APA Member Tells Congress

Suicide is preventable, but not all Americans have access to effective treatment and crisis intervention, a member of the American Psychological Association told a congressional panel Thursday.

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