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What makes people willing to risk their lives to save others?

2022-07-13 What makes people willing to risk their lives to save others? Heroic actions are often intuitive – even impulsive – rather than a product of thoughtful deliberation. MHU/Getty Images Frank T. McAndrew, Knox College After an 18-year-old shooter murdered 19 elementary school students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, distraught parents directed their rage at […]

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How to deal with work stress — and actually recover from burnout

    2022-07-11 How to deal with work stress — and actually recover from burnout Mindfulness, detachment, selecting off-time activities with care: Here are evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy work-life balance By Chris Woolston There’s job stress, and then there’s the crushing pressure paramedics went through during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]

How to Make an Impact Through Volunteering and Civic Engagement

    How to Make an Impact Through Volunteering and Civic Engagement   (StatePoint) If you’re like many people right now, you’re feeling a particular sense of urgency to roll up your sleeves and be a force for good. “When we face difficult times, as we have during the pandemic and now with the war […]

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Why Researchers Want Broader Access to Social Media Data

Why Researchers Want Broader Access to Social Media Data  By Teresa Carr Within days of Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine, several social media companies took steps to reduce the circulation of Russian state-backed media and anti-Ukrainian propaganda. Meta (formerly Facebook), for example, said it took down about 40 accounts, part of a larger network that […]

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Personal Defense Tips for at-Home and On-the-Go

    Personal Defense Tips for at-Home and On-the-Go   (StatePoint) If you’re concerned about the nationwide spike in crime, you’re not alone. According to a June 2021 SafeWise survey, 41 and 42% of U.S. adults are concerned about property crime and violent crime, up 31 and 24% respectively from the previous year. “Being prepared […]

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Why daylight saving time is unhealthy – a neurologist explains

Why daylight saving time is unhealthy – a neurologist explains Changing clocks twice a year may be more than just a biannual annoyance. Carol Yepes/Moment via Getty Images Beth Ann Malow, Vanderbilt University As people in the U.S. prepare to turn their clocks ahead one hour in mid-March, I find myself bracing for the annual […]

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Cyberbullying 2021-07-25: Tips for Teachers

  As bullying is so prevalent and destructive we have decided to post a series of informational articles, one per day. Beginning July 16 and ending July 25, we continue our series on bullying with informational articles dealing with cyberbullying. – Editorial Team Tips for Teachers Warning Signs a Child Is Being Cyberbullied or Is […]

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Cyberbullying 2021-07-24: Social Media, Apps, and Sites Commonly Used by Children and Teens

  As bullying is so prevalent and destructive we have decided to post a series of informational articles, one per day. Beginning July 16 and ending July 25, we continue our series on bullying with informational articles dealing with cyberbullying. – Editorial Team Social Media, Apps, and Sites Commonly Used by Children and Teens Digital […]

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