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Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views

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A new report from social psychologists at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Winnipeg suggests people on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or reading opposing ideals and information.

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Trump Wall with Mexico Provides Illusion of a Solution

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Awards Two Scholarships to Displaced Syrians

Two Syrian medical doctors displaced by that nation’s ongoing conflict will attend the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health starting this summer on full-tuition scholarships to the Master of Public Health program.

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Experts Able to Comment on Report Finding U.S. Anti-Semitic Incidents Have Spiked 87%

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Autonomy in the Workplace Has Positive Effects on Well-Being and Job Satisfaction, Study Finds.

New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.

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Proposed Media Arts Degree Would Create Unmatched Opportunities for Wichita State Students

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A proposed bachelor's degree focusing on animation, audio production, video game design and filmmaking could be a game-changer for Wichita State University students and area businesses.

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Proposed Media Arts Degree Would Create Unmatched Opportunities for Wichita State Students

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A proposed bachelor's degree focusing on animation, audio production, video game design and filmmaking could be a game-changer for Wichita State University students and area businesses.

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How Dogs Interact with Others Plays a Role in Decision-Making

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The latest research by Christy Hoffman, Ph.D., and Malini Suchak, Ph.D., assistant professors of Animal Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation at Canisius College, finds that dynamics between familiar dogs may influence their likelihood of learning from each other. How dogs interact with others plays a big role in how they respond under conditions that require quick thinking.

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Citizens Can Productively Change Politics by Taking the Law to Court

When public goods like clean water, air, and health care compete with funding for particular districts, citizen lawsuits can tilt the legislative process toward a middle ground.

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Alternating Skimpy Sleep with Sleep Marathons Hurts Attention, Creativity in Young Adults

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Skimping on sleep, followed by “catch-up” days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition — both in attention and creativity — in young adults, in particular those tackling major projects, Baylor University researchers have found.







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