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May 12, 2020
Long-term BYU study looks at the effect of video game play and the trajectories of addiction
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April 16, 2020
Children are constantly surrounded by screens – whether it’s watching TV, gaming on a computer or scrolling on a phone. Parents and scholars alike are worried that growing screen exposure is destroying the rising generation’s face-to-face social skills and leaving children unable to converse and interact with others.
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March 31, 2020
BYU professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad is a world-renowned expert on the current loneliness epidemic and is lending her voice to address some crucial health issues in the age of coronavirus
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February 27, 2020
Family discussion about money can enhance children’s financial knowledge and reduce future financial instability.
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November 11, 2019
More than one million American men and women are veterans of the War on Terror—that is, veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces after September 2001. Contrary to popular belief, most veterans who return home do not experience PTSD or similar conditions.
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October 20, 2019
New research led by Sarah Coyne, a professor of family life at Brigham Young University, found that the amount of time spent on social media is not directly increasing anxiety or depression in teenagers.
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August 08, 2019
In the United States, nearly 90 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are white males, while less than four percent of CEOs are African American or Hispanic. With these numbers in mind, companies are constantly trying different strategies to increase diversity in the workplace.
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July 29, 2019
In the 2015-16 academic year, students received $28 billion in Federal Pell Grants. The monetary assistance helps students who display exceptional financial need pay for their tuition. But more than the dollar amount is how that aid helps college students shape the rest of their lives.
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July 24, 2019
The estimate of lives that could be saved by further reduction of air pollution levels is more than thirty thousand, which is similar to the number of deaths from car accidents each year.
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June 19, 2019
Although home environments affect the way many feel which, in turn, has the potential to influence family relationships, researchers at BYU recently found that how individuals perceive the space (too crowded or too spread out) in their homes has more of an effect on family functioning than actual characteristics, such as the size of the house or number of bedrooms.
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June 17, 2019
BYU researchers identify three different kinds of helicopter parents
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June 06, 2019
A group of researchers from BYU and the University of Albany recently tested the claim that immigrant students drain resources from native-born students -- but they found just the opposite to be true.
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March 06, 2019
Considering a host of social pressures and stresses that adolescents experience, the addition of a relationship to the equation can have a negative impact, according to a study from BYU professor of family life Adam Rogers.
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February 13, 2019
The BYU marriage and family therapy program was recently named the No. 1 program of its kind for research productivity.
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December 17, 2018
It’s the political scientist’s often-asked chicken and egg: does a person’s political party or policy attitudes come first?
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November 07, 2018
Joshua Seth Hunt grew up knowing he carried the namesake of his great granduncle, Moroni Seth McConkie, who was killed in a French train accident while serving in World War I.
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November 04, 2018
Depends on the size of the city, new study finds
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