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Sexual Assault, Neighborhoods, Sexual Violence, Violence, Safety, #metoo

The Presence of Sexual Violence in Neighborhoods Erodes Feelings of Safety for Women—but Not Men

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Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighborhood are significantly tied to women’s—but not men’s—perceptions of its safety, according to new research.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Penn Nursing Science, Penn Nursing, Linda Aiken, University of Southampton, nurse staffing levels, Patient Satisfaction

Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Satisfaction

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Satisfaction with care in hospitals declines when patients believe there are not enough nurses on wards, according to a new study based on the NHS Inpatient Survey published in the BMJ Open.

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Gender, Sexuality, Millennials, Society, gender self-identity, Gender Stereotypes, Transgender, transgender youth, Queer, queer youth, Social Structure, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Sociology, Gender Inequality

Are Millennials Gender Rebels or Returning to Tradition?

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A forthcoming book from a University of Illinois at Chicago sociologist provides insight into the minds of today's young adults to uncover the strategies they use to negotiate the unsettled gender norms and expectations facing their generation.

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Polysomnography, falling asleep, to-do lists, Insomnia, sleep and worry, National Institutes of Health, Sleep Research Society Foundation, Michael Scullin, sleep research, University Students, Baylor University

Can Writing Your ‘To-Do’s’ Help You to Doze? Baylor Study Suggests Jotting Down Pending Tasks Can Speed the Trip to Dreamland

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Writing a “to-do” list at bedtime may aid in falling asleep, according to a Baylor University study. Research compared sleep patterns of participants who took five minutes to write down upcoming duties versus participants who chronicled completed activities.

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University of Vienna, Giorgia Silani, Clothes make the woman, Empathy, objectification, secondary sexual characteristics, Psychology, sexualized women, Cortex

Clothes Make the Woman: Less Empathy Towards Women Showing More Skin

Sexualized representations, especially the emphasis of secondary sexual characteristics, can change the way we perceive an individual. An international team of researchers led by Giorgia Silani from the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Vienna has shown that empathic feelings and brain responses are reduced when we observe the emotions of sexualized women. The results of the study were recently published in the renown scientific journal "Cortex".

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Consumer Behavior, Consumers, Territorial Behavior, Territorial, psychological ownership, Psychology, Marketing, Retail

New Research Describes, Analyzes Consumers’ Territorial Behavior

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Researchers have uncovered territorial reactions when consumers feel psychological ownership of products that don’t technically belong to them, and marketers should take care not to offend such customers.

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smartphone addiction, new media education

Smartphone Addiction vs. The Benefits of New Media

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CDUHR, Drug Use, Drug Abuse, Sex, Alcohol, Marijuana, MDMA, Molly, Ecstasy

Young Adults Report Differing Sexual Effects From Alcohol, Marijuana, and Ecstasy

Alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy each have very different sexual effects, from attraction and desire to sensitivity to sexual dysfunction, finds a study by the Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Meyers College of Nursing.

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American Indian Nursing Documentary Receives Multiple Awards

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A documentary film titled “Essence of Healing: Journey of American Indian Nurses” received the 2017 Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Media Award at the group’s 44th biennial convention in Indianapolis in October and the Best Service Film Award from the 42nd American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco in November.

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Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Pfizer, Research, Neurodegenative Disease, Binghamton, Binghamton University, SUNY Binghamton, State University of New York at Binghamton, Drugs, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Psychology, Drug Therapy

Pfizer Halting Research Into Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Treatments Comes at a Difficult Time







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