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Impulsive, Angry Personalities More Prone to Aggressive Driving, Accidents, Study Finds

A new study confirms researchers’ previously limited findings that drivers with impulsive, angry personality characteristics are more likely than other drivers to engage in the kind of belligerent driving that potentially leads to accidents, conclusions that could be used in designing more effective traffic safety publicity campaigns.

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Keeping Food Visible Throughout the House Is Linked to Obesity

Researchers have identified two seemingly unrelated but strong predictors of obesity: having low self-esteem related to one’s weight and keeping food visibly available around the house, outside the kitchen.

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Why do people #riot? David Derezotes of @uutah's @USocialWork available for media interviews on topic. #freddiegray #baltimore

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Psychologist Jonathan Bricker Finalist for 'Geek of the Year Award' by GeekWire

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Dr. Jonathan Bricker, a psychologist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center who studies acceptance and commitment therapy, or ACT, to help people quit smoking and other unhealthy behaviors, has been selected as one of five finalists for GeekWire's prestigious annual “Geek of the Year Award" for using technology to make a positive impact.

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UCI Distinguished Professor RubéN Rumbaut Elected AAAS Fellow

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Rubén Rumbaut, UC Irvine Distinguished Professor of sociology, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He’s among 197 new fellows elected this year to the 235-year-old academy, considered one of the nation’s most select societies.

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Trending Stories Report for 27 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: Bruce Jenner and transgender health, agriculture and pesticide alternatives, new tick-borne disease, internal dissent in Iran over nuclear deal, listeria ice cream recalls, changing mammography recommendations, immunology, materials science, and healthcare education.

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Jenner Interview Raises Awareness of Transgender Health Treatments, Challenges

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Swarthmore Expert Explains Where Iran's Hardliners Diverge From Moderates on Nuclear Deal

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UK's Cerel Debunks Common Suicide Statistic at National Conference

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Since the 1960s, the number six has been commonly used to describe how many people are impacted by each suicide. Julie Cerel, associate professor in the University of Kentucky College of Social Work, says that's just not true, and her research has produced a startling statistic.