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January 13, 2010

Nursing students twice as likely to smoke

Public health experts are calling for urgent steps to reduce the number of healthcare professionals who smoke, after a survey of over 800 new nursing students found that more than half were current or former smokers. 

January 06, 2010

Abuse in Childhood Linked to Migraine and Other Pain Disorders

Findings Suggest Abuse Is a Risk Factor for Chronic Headache

January 05, 2010

Forensic science in Court: The Role of the Expert Witness

“The courts wants the truth, as best as can be found and as a forensic scientist it’s your job to help the court come to the right conclusion.” Wilson Wall

January 04, 2010

Animalkind: What We Owe to Animals

“Animalkind raises all the important ethical questions about how we should treat animals.  Whether you are a meat-eater or a vegan, after reading Jean Kazez's lively and concise book, you'll be provoked to think long and hard about her arguments.” —Peter Singer, Author of In Defense of Animals (Wiley-Blackwell, 2005)

"This book will make readers on both sides of animal issues think very deeply.  Essential reading for everyone who is interested in ethical issues regarding the use of animals." —Temple Grandin, Author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation

December 16, 2009

21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times

A practical guide to the learning our students need to thrive in our times

December 15, 2009

The Importance of Attractiveness Depends on Where You Live

Good Looking People More Socially Connected in Urban Areas

December 14, 2009

Moral Dilemma Scenarios Prone to Biases

Responses to Moral Dilemmas Don't Dictate Moral Judgement

December 02, 2009

Homeless Teenagers Can Return Home with the Help of Family Ties

Family Support a Factor in Decision to Return Home for Homeless Adolescents

December 01, 2009

New Book explores the New Politics of Consumerism and Excess

The new book by John Wiley and Sons, EXCESS: Anti-consumerism in the West offers an insightful analysis of anti-consumerism by questioning the belief that consumerism is the underlying condition for economic prosperity and is thus a permanent and systemic imperative to the modern civilization.

November 30, 2009

Financial Restructuring in Fresh-start Chapter 11 Reorganizations

Chapter 11 Filings Prevalent in today's economy, process needs revisitation say authors of new Financial Management article

November 30, 2009

The Therapeutic Benefits of the Human-Animal Bond

Bonds with Pets Have Unrivaled Therapeutic Benefits

November 19, 2009

China Unscathed Through the Financial Crisis

China’s unique economic environment has allowed it to ride through the recent financial crisis relatively unscathed. According to a study in China and World Economy published by Wiley-Blackwell, China should be able to offset the adverse impact of external shocks, putting the economy back on track to resume its strong economic growth.


November 19, 2009

Poverty Measurement in the U.S.: Income Transfers Alone Won’t Eradicate Poverty

Government-based poverty intervention through income transfers may skew poverty level measurement in U.S.

November 18, 2009

Creation of New School Districts in U.S. May Cause a New Form of Segregation

School District Splintering in Southern U.S. Leads to A New Form of Segregation

November 13, 2009

Against Atheism: Why Dawkins, Hitchens, and Harris Are Fundamentally Wrong

“A brilliant defense of the reasonableness of Christian belief, against its modern detractors. Written beautifully and clearly, this is modern Christian thought at its best.” Keith Ward, University of Oxford

November 02, 2009

Women Who Exit Welfare Just as Likely to Marry as Women Never on Welfare


New study from the Journal of Marriage and Family Sheds on Relationship Between Marriage and Welfare  

October 19, 2009

The Unicycling Clown Phenomenon: Talking, Walking, and Driving with Cell Phone Users

Research News from Applied Cognitive Psychology

October 13, 2009

Action Video Game Players Experience Diminished Proactive Attention

Research News From Psychophysiology

October 06, 2009

Political Correctness: A History of Semantics and Culture

New Book Breaks Down the Public Discourse Surrounding Political Correctness