A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse.
Peer evaluation is a touchstone of many business school classes. But does the process of rating the work of one’s classmates really shape better business people? A new study from Concordia’s John Molson School of Business, published in the journal Academy of Management Learning and Education, answers that question with a resounding yes.
Bestselling authors of teen literature portray their more foul-mouthed characters as rich, attractive and popular, a new study finds. Brigham Young University professor Sarah Coyne analyzed the use of profanity in 40 books on an adolescent bestsellers list. On average, teen novels contain 38 instances of profanity between the covers. That translates to almost seven instances of profanity per hour spent reading.
Athens, Ga. - Decades of research show people born into poverty are likely to continue to live that way as adults. But one University of Georgia researcher has found a way out-education.
Educated people are likely to live longer, according to a report released by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.
Researchers have found evidence that early drug and alcohol use is associated with lower levels of educational attainment.
Why are men generally more reluctant to try vegetarian products? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are influenced by a strong association of meat with masculinity.
A high fructose diet for as little as six weeks may make you stupid according to a research by University of California, Los Angeles
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tracy Repchuk's three children are still in grade school, but she's already got college funding figured out. The Repchuk kids are 14, 15, and 16 and when they head off to college in a few years, here's how much their parents will be chipping in: Zero.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tables have turned in U.S. divorce courts with more women paying their former husbands alimony and child support than ever before, according to U.S. lawyers.
Sate of the World's Mothers Report was released recently by Save the World with Norway topping the list of as the best place in the world to be a mother
Women who are obese before they become pregnant are at higher risk of having children with lower cognitive function - as measured by math and reading tests taken between ages 5 to 7 years - than are mothers with a healthy prepregnancy weight, new research suggests.
Higher levels of income inequality in the United States actually lead to more deaths in the country over a period of years, a new study found.
Attitudes, relationships, intentions and personal behavior control are all factors that could affect a child's decision in either reaching for an apple or grabbing a bag of chips, according to a new study out of the University of Cincinnati. The research by Paul Branscum, assistant professor of health and exercise science at the University of Oklahoma, and Manoj Sharma, a University of Cincinnati professor of health promotion and education, is published in the International Quarterly of Commu...
Minority students in the U.S. might have fewer challenging teachers, at least compared to white students, and as a result they might be at a significant learning disadvantage.