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Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence

UT Research Finds Link Between Alcohol Use, Not Pot, and Domestic Violence Alcohol use is more likely than marijuana use to lead to violence between...

Learning with ‘stronger peers’ yields no boost

A new study contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher-achieving classmates. Michigan State University’s Scott Imberman and colleagues found that...

Unconscious preferences can limit choices, stifle growth

Unconscious bias has been recognized as a root cause of prejudice, but research says it has another insidious effect as well: It robs us...

Anti-homophobia measures reduce binge drinking for all students

Canadian high schools with anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) that have been in place for three years or more have a positive effect...

Long-distance couples disclose more and idealize partners’ behaviors

The long-distance relationship has plagued college students and people relocated for work for ages. These relationships are seen as destined to fail, but are they...

Study: Agents like Snowden prone to irrational decision making

U.S. intelligence agents – like the embattled Edward Snowden – are more prone to irrational inconsistencies in decision making when compared to college students...

Massive Online Open Courses could revolutionize university education

MOOCs are linked to the appearance of digital culture in all the areas of our lives, from the way we listen to music to...

Contracts in the classroom

While contracts are an indispensable tool in the modern workplace, a new study has found that they may also be very effective in contemporary...

Student innovation at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute could lead to better breast...

Troy, N.Y. -- Recent research by doctoral student Sevan Goenezen holds the promise of becoming a powerful new weapon in the fight against breast cancer. His complex computational research has led to a fast, inexpensive new method for using...

Student innovation at Rensselaer holds key to safer remote detection of...

Troy, N.Y. -- Benjamin Clough has developed a novel method for eavesdropping on terahertz information hidden in invisible plasma acoustic bursts. The doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has demonstrated a promising techniq...

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