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New Game Highlights the Challenges of Reporting Sexual Harassment

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“Hurl the Harasser” provides interactive metaphor for the challenges, triumphs victims of sexual harassment encounter.

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Workplace Sexual Harassment 'a Chronic Problem,' Says APA President

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a pervasive, chronic problem that can cause enduring psychological harm, according to the president of the American Psychological Association.

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Helping Children with ADHD Thrive in the Classroom

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Nearly 15 percent of Kentucky children are currently diagnosed with ADHD, the highest rate in the nation. While medicine alone doesn't necessarily lead to improved academic performance in the long run, a new intervention developed by UK professors is aiming to do just that.

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Leave Family Feuds Off Your Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is one of the most popular times of the year for family reunions, but the stress of travel, preparations and today’s polarized political climate can turn up the heat on family arguments, leaving a bad taste long after the pleasant aroma of roasted turkey and pumpkin pie has drifted away.

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Conversations at the Holiday Table About What Is Harassment Could Blow Families Apart, Says UAB Psychologist.

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Why Do Employees Cheat? Too Much Pressure

Workplace cheating is a real and troublesome phenomenon, and new research from the University of Georgia explains how it starts—and how employers can help prevent it.

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Don’t Let Your Christmas Gifts End up at the Yankee Swap: SJU Expert's Advice for Selecting the Perfect Gift

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What Counts as ‘Nature’? It All Depends

University of Washington psychology professor Peter Kahn describes “environmental generational amnesia” as the idea that each generation perceives the environment into which it’s born, no matter how developed, urbanized or polluted, as the norm. And so what each generation comes to think of as “nature” is relative, based on what it's exposed to. Kahn argues that more frequent and meaningful interactions with nature can enhance our connection to — and definition of — the natural world.







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