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SNEB Presents the 2015 Fall Journal Club Focusing on Survey Design and Validation in Nutrition Education and Behavior Research

Beginning in September, the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) launches a sixth semester of the Journal Club. The Journal Club is weekly webinars featuring authors from the latest issues of Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

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Talk Is Cheap: New Study Finds Words Speak Louder Than Actions

When it comes to the art of persuasion, you can attract more followers if you turn conventional wisdom on its head and stress what you like, not what you do. A new study, to be published in an upcoming issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, finds that people are more likely to conform to others' preferences than conform to others’ actions. In other words, people want to like what others like, but they want to have or do what others don’t have or don't do.

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Huge Congregations View Racial Inequality Differently than Others Do, Baylor Study Shows

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Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.

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Children from High Conflict Homes Process Emotion Differently, Could Face Social Challenges

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Children of parents who are frequently in conflict process emotional interactions differently and may face social challenges later in life compared with children from low conflict homes. The findings are based on measuring research subjects’ brain activity during a psychological test

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New Suicide-Prevention Training Helps Schools Identify At-Risk Students Earlier

Rutgers University behavioral health experts help educators spot warning signs for suicide in training program

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Expert Regarding Same Sex Marriage

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Experts on SCOTUS ACA Ruling, Fewer Side Effects for Breast Cancer Treatment, Glacial Earthquakes, and More Top Stories 26 June 2015

Other topics include resurgence of whales off southern California, treating chronic kidney disease, and a breakthrough in a heart-specific type of stem cell.

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$7 Million Grant Awarded to Study Childhood Influences on Cognitive, Physical Health by Midlife

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University of California, Riverside psychologist Chandra A. Reynolds has been awarded a $7 million, five-year grant by the National Institute on Aging to study how early childhood influences versus recent influences affect cognitive and physical health by middle age.

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Chapin Hall Seeks National Estimate and Comprehensive Understanding of Homeless Youth in America

With headlines across the country calling attention to a growing population of homeless youth, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago is launching Voices of Youth Count, a multi-year original research and policy effort designed to understand how many unaccompanied homeless and runaway youth there are in the United States, create a clear and full picture of what it means to be young and homeless in America, and find and widely share solutions to ending youth homelessness.