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According to a new research led by the European Institute of Studies on Prevention (IREFREA) with headquarters in Mallorca, together with other European and Spanish universities, having authoritarian...more
According to Urban Institute's latest release, there is an improved attention on U.S. gun violence outcomes.
The released report provides an in-depth information on the prevalence and cost of...more
In a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, older adults who had participated in cognitive training programs reported less difficulty with daily living tasks compared to...more
Researchers of a new study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis identified brain changes that can lead to lifelong problems like depression, learning difficulties and limitations...more
According to a study published by JAMA Pediatrics, household routine improvement interventions can reduce body mass index (BMI) among low-income, minority children.
The study aims to evaluate...more
A new study conducted by the Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Waisman Center shows that teachers who undergo mindfulness training were able to...more
David Floyd, blogger and managing director of Social Spider CIC, writes for The Guardian how despite figures show many want to start a social enterprise, many factors actually prevent...more
A study, conducted by Japan native Sahoko Little, M.D., Ph.D., physician in the Family Medicine Department in the U-M Medical School, suggests that expectant women with limited English skills find...more
In a study entitled, "The Dialogic Video Cycle as Teacher Professional Development Model to Foster Classroom Dialogue: Conceptualization and Implementation Findings," TUM School of Education...more
According to a study conducted by Dr. Patricia Conrod of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Sainte-Justine Hospital Research Centre, teacher delivered interventions for mental health...more