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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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April 28, 2019
New study shows these parents typically settle for less affluent areas
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June 11, 2018
Whether it’s physically being there for a baseball game or piano recital, or emotionally being there to provide warmth or support in a tough time, there appears to be a shift in how fathers are viewing their roles.

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May 23, 2018
With youth hockey teams being organized by age groups, the idea has persisted that kids born earlier in a year have a greater athletic advantage than kids born later in the year. BYU researchers show a trend reversal happening.

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December 07, 2016
With the possibility of more mass deportations ahead, BYU sociology professor Jacob Rugh discovered a link between the mass deportations from 2005 to 2013 and the foreclosures that contributed to a housing crisis.

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May 18, 2016
More kids in your family. Less education. This pattern isn’t new, but a team of researchers led by BYU sociology professor Ben Gibbs studied why that educational dip occurs and found that there are exceptions to the trend.

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June 23, 2015
'Science' magazine asserts new study's importance in presidential election
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September 15, 2014
A new study of high school activities bears this message for incoming high school students: Play what the smart kids play.

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February 25, 2014
Loads of studies over the years have shown that children who were breastfed score higher on IQ tests and perform better in school, but the reason why remained unclear.

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May 21, 2013
In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in their bottle might be doing more harm than good.

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