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Study: Men Tend to Be More Narcissistic Than Women

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With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.

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Study: Marriages More Likely to End in Divorce When Wives Get Sick

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Countless couples have recited the words, ‘in sickness and in health’ on their wedding day with the intention of honoring those vows. But as it turns out, that may be easier said than done.

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Florida State Opens New Clinic To Find Positives in ADHD

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A Florida State University researcher has opened a new clinic that will provide assessment and treatment services for Tallahassee-area families with children suspected of having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Marriage More Likely to End in Divorce When Wives Get Sick

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A new Iowa State University study analyzed the divorce rate for couples in which either spouse was diagnosed with a serious illness. The study found a higher probability of divorce for wives that got sick. However, a husband’s illness did not increase the risk.

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It Is Beneficial to Express Genuine Benevolent Emotions for Others

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A new study, conducted by Prof. Dana Yagil from the Department of Human Services at the University of Haifa, found that suppressing positive interpersonal emotions is detrimental to employees as well as to customer satisfaction

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Researchers Use Roommate Selection Data to Examine Attitudes Toward Minority Groups

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A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research, authored by researchers from Baylor University, Texas A&M University and the University of California-Davis, examines the attitudes and preferences of white males toward black males by analyzing what affects the probability of choosing a black roommate at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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Spouses of Alcoholics Can Benefit From Online Help, Study Finds

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Researchers at the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) have found that women with alcoholic partners who face barriers to seeking help may benefit from an Internet-based, interactive support program.

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Understanding Electric Car “Range Anxiety” Could Be Key to Wider Acceptance

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Drivers have been slow to adopt electric vehicles due to “range anxiety,” the fear of becoming stranded with an empty battery. This phenomenon was recently addressed in a study that aims to explain range anxiety and determine whether hands-on experience can reduce drivers’ stress.

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Educating College Students on Drinking Risks Can Help Lessen Drinking Behaviors, but Only Temporarily, Study Finds

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Briefly counseling college students on the dangers of binge drinking is effective in lowering heavy drinking levels among many students, but only temporarily. Three out of four will be right back where they started a year later, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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AgriLife Extension’s Dinner Tonight! Program Serving Up Variety of Enhancements

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The Dinner Tonight! program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been enhanced and expanded, and its administrators have chosen March, National Nutrition Month, to announce program improvements.