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Sep 22, 2020

For Black Girls, Attitudes About Being Black Affect Risk of Depression

The messages Black girls hear at home about being Black women can affect their risk of depression. 

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Sep 15, 2020

Study Suggests Financial Holdings Influenced Key Votes For House Lawmakers

Many lawmakers have voted to support their financial interests, regardless of their politics. 

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Sep 9, 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports. 

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Sep 8, 2020

Study Highlights Ties Between Racism and Activism in Black Youth

Experiences with racism are associated with increased social consciousness and social justice activism in Black youth. 

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Aug 31, 2020

Study Highlights Keys to Helping Dads Be There for Kids When They Don’t Have Custody

These factors help determine the extent to which fathers who don’t have custody are involved in their kids' lives. 

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Aug 25, 2020

Climate Change and the Challenge of Community Relocation

Climate change will profoundly affect where people live. It already is. 

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Aug 10, 2020

Knowledge Is Power: Learning More About COVID-19 Can Reduce Your Pandemic Stress

The more people know about COVID-19, the less pandemic-related stress they have. 

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Jul 30, 2020

Study Highlights Mental Health Risks Facing Healthcare Workers During Pandemic

Healthcare workers are struggling with mental-health challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jul 23, 2020

Teen Museum Educators Increase Engagement, Learning, in Tween Visitors

How teens help tweens get the most out of science museums. 

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Jul 6, 2020

What Ethical Models for Autonomous Vehicles Don’t Address – And How They Could Be Better

What happens if people use autonomous vehicles to do something bad? 

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Jul 6, 2020

Future Teachers More Likely to View Black Children as Angry, Even When They Are Not

A study of prospective teachers finds they are more likely to think Black children are angry, even when they are not. 

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Jun 16, 2020

What Is Juneteenth?

The roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, can be traced to Texas in 1865. 

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Jun 16, 2020

The New Normal: How Nonprofits Should Update Their Operations to Account for COVID-19

This checklist outlines what nonprofits need to do to adapt to the pandemic and financial crisis. 

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May 20, 2020

Life Blood: Why I Donate Platelets

In a first-person account of his experience donating platelets, Jeff Braden describes how a once-foreign concept transformed into an act of service — and why he continues to give during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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May 20, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

A recent study highlights how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups.