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Astronomy to Zoology

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Astronomy to Zoology

    Dena Davis, Lehigh University – What Would Americans Want, If They Were Diagnosed With Dementia

    Dena Davis, Lehigh University – What Would Americans Want, If They Were Diagnosed With Dementia

    The right form of care for those suffering dementia is critical. Dena Davis, professor in bioethics at Lehigh University, looks into what Americans want for themselves when in that situation. Dena S. Davis is professor emerita at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, and is now a professor at Lehigh University, where she teaches primarily courses in […]

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    Linda Charmaraman, Wellesley College – For LGBTQ Youth, Social Media Can Have Unexpected Benefits

    Linda Charmaraman, Wellesley College – For LGBTQ Youth, Social Media Can Have Unexpected Benefits

    Social media’s drawbacks are well documented, but there are positives too. Linda Charmaraman, senior research scientist at the Wellesley Center for Women at Wellesley College, examines one. Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D., is a senior research scientist at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College and director of the Youth, Media & Wellbeing Research Lab. Her […]

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    Marisa Zapata, Portland State University – Striving For Equity In Your Process: A Music Analogy

    Marisa Zapata, Portland State University – Striving For Equity In Your Process: A Music Analogy

    What can composing music teach us about improving collaboration in government advisory groups? Marisa Zapata, associate professor of land-use planning at Portland State University, examines the similarities. Dr. Marisa Zapata is an Associate Professor of Land-Use Planning at Portland State University and Director of PSU’s Homelessness Research & Action Collaborative. As an educator, scholar, and […]

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    Thomas Shohfi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Are Immigrant Workers Impacted By Turmoil In Their Home Countries?

    Thomas Shohfi, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – Are Immigrant Workers Impacted By Turmoil In Their Home Countries?

    What makes people more or less honest at work? Thomas Shohfi, assistant professor of accounting and finance at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, discusses this question focusing on immigrants to the U.S. Tom Shohfi is an assistant professor of accounting and finance at the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His research published […]

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    Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University – How to Protect Your Family From Horrific News – and Still Stay Informed

    Arash Javanbakht, Wayne State University – How to Protect Your Family From Horrific News – and Still Stay Informed

    Bad news is a constant in today’s ultra-connected world. Arash Javanbakht, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences at Wayne State University, examines best practices to cope with this reality. Arash Javanbakht, M.D., is a psychiatrist and serves as the director of the Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic (STARC). His work is focused on […]

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    Christopher Bishop, Binghamton University – How Understanding the Serotonin System Can Help Those With Parkinson’s Disease

    Christopher Bishop, Binghamton University – How Understanding the Serotonin System Can Help Those With Parkinson’s Disease

    We’re still discovering how to treat Parkinson’s disease fully. Christopher Bishop, professor of psychology at Binghamton University, looks to add more healthy years for those living with the disease. Dr. Bishop is currently a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Integrative Neuroscience Program at Binghamton University, State University of New York. His research, funded […]

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