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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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November 04, 2018
Depends on the size of the city, new study finds
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February 12, 2018
Researchers in BYU's School of Family Life have provided more insight into what may be one of the roots of the dissatisfaction caused by materialism – a diminished view of the importance of marriage itself. 

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August 15, 2017
A new multistate study from researchers at BYU and Kansas State found when a husband thinks his wife spends too much money, whether it’s reality or perception, financial and marriage problems follow

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February 27, 2017
BYU economics professor Jaren Pope found that when interest rates dropped, 20 percent of American homeowners who could have benefited from refinancing didn’t, leaving a total of $5.4 billion on the table.

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October 24, 2016
BYU professor Arden Pope has studied the environmental economics of air pollution for decades, showing that air pollution causes cardiovascular problems. Now he's showing how it does so.

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February 02, 2016
University of Texas at Dallas' Marion K. Underwood will deliver this year's Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture. Her address will focus on social aggression, social media and the perils of lurking online. 

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January 30, 2016
While going to an elite, selective university may mean higher potential earnings for some majors, BYU researchers found that for the majority, there is little difference.

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January 29, 2016
Seeing Petra in person is unforgettable, but this visually-stunning look is as close as you'll get to the real thing. See how students and their professor are saving a piece of the park. 

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May 16, 2012
Bestselling authors of teen literature portray their more foul-mouthed characters as rich, attractive and popular, a new study finds.

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October 16, 2011
While it’s been long established that watching violent scenes increases aggression levels, a new study in the medical journal Pediatrics suggests that profanity in the media may have a similar effect. Pediatrics is the top-ranked journal in its field and among the top 2 percent most-cited scientific and medical journals in the world.

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May 19, 2010
All the gossip, insults and dirty looks add up fast on popular reality shows, far outpacing the level seen in equally popular dramas, comedies and soap operas according to a new Brigham Young University study.

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September 30, 2008
A new Brigham Young University study finds that watching film characters behave rudely makes viewers just as aggressive as watching actors try to kill each other.

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