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Nestler elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

...exemplify achievement in science, scholarship, the arts and public affairs. The American Academy directs a program of projects, studies and publications regarding critical issues and current topics confronting society. Other UT Southwestern faculty who are members of the American Academy of Arts and Scien...

Kids with bedroom TV sets have lower standardized test scores, Stanford/Packard study shows

... on standardized mathematics, reading and language arts tests than did their peers. Conversely, those with access to home computers scored between seven and nine points higher than those without. The highest average scores were netted by students with computer access and without a bedroom TV; students wit...

Television in the bedroom may hurt child's school performance

... scored around 8 points lower on math and language arts tests and 7 points lower on reading tests. A home ...round 6 points higher on the math and the language arts test and 4 points higher on the reading test, controlling for the same variables." The study followe...

A TV in the bedroom is associated with lower standardized test scores among third grade students

...chievement Test (mathematics, reading and language arts sections) in the spring of 2000 with data on television and computer use collected through student surveys and telephone interviews with parents for children in six elementary schools in the fall of 1999 and the spring of 2000. Three hundred forty-ei...

The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 3

...d. This means that features like dance and martial arts should be included alongside traditional sports and physical exercise in the school curriculum. Despite the importance of childhood obesity, the review was only able to find a limited number of studies to draw findings from and some of these were pil...

'I'm a Kid Too' project completes first phase

...mputers, while the project coordinator and UK fine arts student Catherine Van Kempen quickly transformed the creations into a coherent slide show for all to view. With the assistance of LACC, an abbreviated version of the photo-essays were exhibited and presented in a slide show on July 28th for the young...

Perfectionist fathers can reinforce tendencies

...e Miller-Day, associate professor of communication arts and sciences. "Another finding was that food itself was not the issue with students who reported disordered eating behaviors," Miller-Day notes. "Personal perfectionism, reinforced by peer and parental expectations of perfection in combination with ...

Brain study yields insight into machinery of prejudice

...ctivities typical of students at Northeast liberal arts colleges. The other person was described as a fundamentalist Christian with conservative political views and activities--unlike most of the students. The students' brains were scanned using functional magnetic resonance imaging as they judged how lik...

The IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis (IOF WCO) Opening Media Briefing June 2

..., journalism, medicine, fashion, philanthropy, the arts and sport. IOF WCO website http://www.osteofound.org/wco/2006/index.php Date: Saturday June 3, 2006 Time: 12:15-13:15 John Kanis WHO Criteria for indications to treatment Pierre Delmas Diagnosis update Socrates Papapoulos Treatment update ...

Empathy skills must be given a high priority in medical education, says Jefferson author

...nts experience. Some are including more courses in arts and humanities and literature, for example, while others involve students in role-playing or shadowing a patient. Improving interpersonal skills and the interpretation of non-verbal cues are among other ways to help develop empathy skills. Says Dr. H...

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