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Video Games Offer Active Military and Veterans Coping Mechanism for Stress

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While most research on the topic focuses on gaming’s role in clinical settings, West Virginia University research seeks to understand how everyday gameplay can provide military and veterans self-directed coping strategies to manage their physical and psychological stressors.

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What Goes On in Class WhatsApp Groups

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Class WhatsApp groups provide young people with space where they feel able to develop closer and more open relationships that allow them to express themselves in ways they couldn’t in the non-virtual domain. This is the finding of a new study at the University.

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Accentuate the Positive to Reduce Risk of Chronic Disease

People who experience not just positive emotions but a diversity of positive emotions appear to have lower levels of systemic inflammation, which may reduce their risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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Eating Your Feelings? The Link Between Job Stress, Junk Food and Sleep

Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern.

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Look Inside Your Own Pantry or Fridge to Find the Top Culprit of Food Waste

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Did you know you throw out about 20 pounds of food every month? Nearly 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S. goes to waste. Iowa State University experts have tips for reducing waste at home, and look at how the food service industry is working to do the same.

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Still Taking Paris Seriously

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Several social scientists explain why, despite the US exit from the Paris climate agreement, policy analysis reveals states and agencies continue to take climate change seriously.

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UIC Experts Publish Papers on Chicago Public Schools

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Peer-reviewed special issue on Chicago Public Schools edited with studies by UIC Education experts.

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New Measures of Aging May Show 70 Is the New 60

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A new Stony Brook University-led study uses new measures of aging to scientifically illustrate that one’s actual age is not necessarily the best measure of human aging itself, particularly in relation to population aging.

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Military Kids Use Virtual, Augmented Reality to STEMulate Learning

Donning high-tech virtual and augmented reality simulators, while testing out revolutionary modular prosthetic limbs and interacting with experts in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math, a group of about 23 middle school-aged military children had a chance to learn inspiring and exciting lessons during a two-day workshop June 3-4 at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU).

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Eastern Philosophies, Western Strategies: Strategic Intuition

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Professor L.J. Bourgeois' new course, "Strategic Intuition and Eastern Philosophy", promotes the awareness of Eastern philosophy's effect on global economy aside from the linear analytics of Western economics.







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