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New Study Reveals Six Benefits of School Restorative Justice
As data about the ineffectiveness of suspensions and other punitive school disciplinary methods have accumulated and concerns about the school to prison pipeline and mass incarceration have gotten louder and more insistent, schools are increasingly looking for alternative strategies for creating a climate of safety, accountability, and fairness. In this context, more and more school districts are encouraging and sometimes even mandating that schools introd ...
Psychology Today - Wed. May 18
Preparing Teens with Autism for Work: Self Employment
Although I encouraged Jeremy to try employment or volunteer experiences that seemed like a good fit in high school, I was not holding my breath waiting for any opportunities to show up on the horizon. I am not convinced that that much has changed since 2010 in the job market in regards to hiring people like Jeremy, although I hear about opportunities for those who are able to learn computer programming, testing, data entry. I don t anticipate a huge rush o ...
Psychology Today - Wed. May 18
First national study of US parks finds low use by adults, seniors and females
Neighborhood parks across the United States are geared primarily toward younger people, limiting their use by adults and seniors, but surprisingly attract fewer female youth as well, according to a new RAND Corporation study that offers the first national examination of parks, what they offer, who uses them and how they are used. Although it is critically important for adults and seniors to engage in physical activity, most neighborhood parks have few prog ...
EurekAlert - Wed. May 18
Transsexual people are frequently victims of aggression and discrimination
The process of gender reassignment in transsexual individuals is complex. A new study analyses the characteristics of this collective as well as the psychological adjustment they must undergo during the process. Of the sample studied, 81.75 suffered from some type of physical aggression during their lifetime, 31.16 perceived discrimination in the workplace and 22.84 attempted suicide at least once. Sticking to the general definition, transsexuality is the ...
EurekAlert - Wed. May 18
Could hepatitis C treatments help prevent virus transmission?
An international team of researchers has shed light on the potential impact of new drugs for hepatitis C virus HCV . HCV is an important cause of liver cancer and is transmitted through blood to blood contact. People who inject drugs PWID and men who have sex with men MSM , who are also infected with HIV, are key risk groups for HCV infection in UK. New HCV treatments are highly effective, with cure rates often better than 90 per cent, but treatment is exp ...
EurekAlert - Wed. May 18
Higher potato consumption associated with increased risk of high blood pressure
Higher intakes of boiled, baked, or mashed potatoes, and French fries is associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure hypertension in adult women and men, according to a study published by The BMJ today. The US-based researchers suggest that replacing one serving a day of boiled, baked, or mashed potatoes with one serving of a non-starchy vegetable is associated with a lower risk of developing hypertension. But a linked editorial arg ...
EurekAlert - Wed. May 18
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
Read about the latest research published in Clinical Psychological Science A Unified Model of Depression Integrating Clinical, Cognitive, Biological, and Evolutionary Perspectives Aaron T. Beck and Keith Bredemeier Over the last several decades, research in many domains has advanced the scientific understanding of different aspects of depression. The authors of this article aim to integrate these findings into a comprehensive theoretical account of the dis ...
Psychological Science - Wed. May 18
Heart of a Lion: The Biography of a Peripatetic Predator
Removing walls of misunderstanding about mountain lions and other so-called dangerous predators As a member of the Board of Directors for The Cougar Fund , and also because I ve studied and met various predators for decades, I m always amazed at how some people casually write off these amazing nonhuman animals animals as being dangerous and violent pests who should be killed -- in some cases intentionally tortured -- whenever it s possible to do so. Indeed ...
Psychology Today - Tue. May 17
Why Do Men Find Women’s Legs So Alluring?
Researchers have spent far less time studying men s attraction to women s legs than the typical man on the street devotes to gazing at them . . . and maybe finding himself spellbound by them. So to heterosexual males at least what s so special about female gams In preparation for this post, I first examined what evolutionary biologists have theorized about this phenomenon, and found most of their findings limited and inconclusive. Two of scientists discove ...
Psychology Today - Tue. May 17
We Are, Where We Are: Spatial Cognition Shapes Our Self-Hood
In their classic country hit, Wide Open Spaces , the Dixie Chicks sum up the findings of a new study which found that the structural environments that surround us either restrict, or promote, our spatial cognition . Your environment strongly influences your self-hood in the present moment and cumulatively throughout your lifespan, according to the researchers. We all know the feeling of oppression that is triggered by a claustrophobic space such as sitting ...
Psychology Today - Tue. May 17
York U invention promises rapid detection of E. coli in water
TORONTO, May 17, 2016 - Tragedies like the E. coli outbreak in Ontario s Walkerton in May 2000 could be averted today with a new invention by researchers at York University that can detect the deadly contaminant in drinking water early. We have developed a hydrogel based rapid E. coli detection system that will turn red when E. coli is present, says Professor Sushanta Mitra, Lassonde School of Engineering. It will detect the bacteria right at the water sou ...
EurekAlert - Tue. May 17
Genetically engineered crops: Experiences and prospects -- New report
Distinction Between Genetic Engineering and Conventional Plant Breeding Becoming Less Clear, Says New Report on GE Crops WASHINGTON - An extensive study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has found that new technologies in genetic engineering and conventional breeding are blurring the once clear distinctions between these two crop-improvement approaches. In addition, while recognizing the inherent difficulty of detecting subtl ...
EurekAlert - Tue. May 17
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