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Article ID: 717830

APA Statement on Expected Rule Eliminating 20-Day Limit on Detaining Immigrant Children

American Psychological Association (APA)

Following is the statement of Jaime “Jim” Diaz-Granados, PhD, deputy CEO of the American Psychological Association, regarding the administration’s expected decision to withdraw from the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limited to 20 days the time immigrant children can be held in custody:

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21-Aug-2019 2:45 PM EDT

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Article ID: 717807

Trauma Contributes to Depression Risk in Central American Immigrant Mothers

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Traumatic stress is a key factor associated with depression among immigrant mothers from Central America, reports a study in Family and Community Health: The Journal of Health Promotion & Maintenance – part of a special theme issue devoted to "Family Health in Hispanic Communities" that includes guest editors Paul Branscum, PhD, RD, and Daphne C. Hernandez, PhD, MSEd The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.

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21-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 717797

Babbling babies’ behavior changes parents’ speech

Cornell University

New research shows baby babbling changes the way parents speak to their infants, suggesting that infants are shaping their own learning environments.

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21-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717789

Fake news can lead to false memories

Association for Psychological Science

Voters may form false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs, according to research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

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21-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 717764

When it comes to investing, love at first sight doesn’t always pay off

Vanderbilt University

It's very easy to get too attached to a particular investment—even when there are better options out there. New research by Vanderbilt business professors explains why it happens, and how to avoid it.

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20-Aug-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Newswise: What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Article ID: 717691

What’s Driving More Women to Drink?

Iowa State University

More women are drinking alcohol, but there is little evidence to explain the increase in consumption. New research found variations in the amount and frequency women drink based on age, race, education, marital status and other factors.

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20-Aug-2019 8:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 717650

Parent-Targeted Interventions in Primary Care Setting Improve Parent-Teen Communication on Alcohol Use, Sexual Behavior

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

New research shows that brief parent-targeted interventions in the primary care setting can increase communication between parents and their teens about sexual and alcohol-related behavior. This method may offer an important strategy for parents to influence adolescent behaviors and health outcomes.

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19-Aug-2019 1:00 PM EDT

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