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Astronomy to Zoology

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Astronomy to Zoology

    Alexander Williams, University of Kansas – When Therapy Harms

    Alexander Williams, University of Kansas – When Therapy Harms

    Mental health has been on our minds, but how should we seek help? Alexander Williams, assistant teaching professor and program director of psychology at the University of Kansas, determines that seeing a therapist doesn’t always help and can also harm. Dr. Williams is the Program Director of Psychology, Director of the Psychological Clinic and licensed […]

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    William E. Pelham, Florida International University – Medication Doesn’t Help Kids With ADHD Learn

    William E. Pelham, Florida International University – Medication Doesn’t Help Kids With ADHD Learn

    Medication may not always be the answer for certain disorders. William E. Pelham, distinguished professor of psychology at Florida International University, explains. William E. Pelham, Jr. is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Florida International University and Director of the Center for Children and Families. Pelham has authored or co-authored nearly 500 professional publications dealing […]

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    John Tures, LaGrange College – Red Flag Laws

    John Tures, LaGrange College – Red Flag Laws

    Red flag laws may become more common across the U.S. John Tures, professor of political science at LaGrange College, examines if they help lower gun deaths when in place. John A. Tures is a political science professor at LaGrange College in Georgia. Before that, he worked for a defense contractor in Washington, DC. He taught […]

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    Karen Cerulo, Rutgers University – Dreaming of Future Possibilities

    Karen Cerulo, Rutgers University – Dreaming of Future Possibilities

    Everyone has a dream. Karen Cerulo, full professor of sociology at Rutgers University, explains how striving can make things better for everyone. Karen A. Cerulo has authored several books and articles in the areas of culture and cognition, symbol systems and meaning, inequality, media and technology, social change, and identity construction. She served as the […]

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    C. Michael White, University of Connecticut – Online Rogue Pharmacies Send Millions of Fake and Dangerous Pills into U.S.

    C. Michael White, University of Connecticut – Online Rogue Pharmacies Send Millions of Fake and Dangerous Pills into U.S.

    Procuring drugs outside conventional means could lead to disaster. C. Michael White, distinguished professor and chair at the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, explores why. His research interests are in drug, dietary supplement, and substances of abuse safety and effectiveness. His over 440 publications in biomedical journals have been cited over 14,000 times and […]

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    Adolfo Sequeira, University of California Irvine – Preventing Suicide Using Biomarkers

    Adolfo Sequeira, University of California Irvine – Preventing Suicide Using Biomarkers

    Suicide rates continue to be a growing concern. Adolfo Sequeira, associate researcher in psychiatry & human behavior at the University of California, Irvine, explores how to identify those in need of intervention. Pedro Adolfo Sequeira earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Quebec in molecular biology in 1998. He went on to earn his […]

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