Brigham Young University
Brigham Young University (BYU) was founded by the Mormon Church in 1875. Today, BYU has a student body in excess of 34,000 students. BYU's School of Engineering, School of Technology, Genetics and Environmental research are top tier research facilities. The primary focus is undergraduate degrees, but BYU confers 68 Master's degrees and 25 Doctoral degrees and several professional degrees. BYU emphasizes multi-lingual capabilities and features an expansive foreign language departments. Notable alumni have accomplished great things in the private sector including the development of Adobe Photo Shop, the invention of the electronic television, projects in open source product development and more.
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
A growing number of college students are abusing the ADHD medication Adderall to give them an academic edge, and they're tweeting about it.
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(Medical Xpress)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, enough prescription painkillers were prescribed in 2010 to medicate every American adult around the clock for a month.
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(Medical Xpress)—Physical activity and its relation to obesity has been studied for decades by researchers; however, almost no one has studied the reverse – obesity's effect on physical activity.
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(Medical Xpress)—When it comes to posting on social media, there are few areas of our lives that are off limits.
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(Medical Xpress)—You may have heard of couples that strive for exact equality when it comes to chores, i.e. I scrub a dish, you scrub a dish, I change a diaper, you change a diaper.
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(Medical Xpress)—For the growing number of runners who are considering trying "barefoot" five-finger running shoes, researchers at BYU have a message for you: Take it slow!
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(Medical Xpress)—This flu season you've probably seen a number of friends on social media talking about symptoms.
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Psychologists studied 14 people who had sudden life-changing experiences. They say Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation fits right in. George Bailey from "It's a Wonderful Life" is another realistic movie character who embodies ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Most people know when to be afraid and when it's ok to calm down.
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Fostering independence and life skills: For children with developmental disabilities, parenting style matters
(Medical Xpress)—Positive parenting can be particularly effective in helping young children with developmental disabilities become more independent and cooperative, a Brigham Young University study found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If your mom or dad has ever contacted one of your professors, intervened to settle a dispute with your roommates, or hunted for jobs on your behalf, they might be helicopter parents.
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It is commonly assumed that you can "work up an appetite" with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise.
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(Medical Xpress)—The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.
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Three separate Brigham Young University studies appear in a special issue of the journal Economics and Human Biology that focuses on obesity and the family.
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Figuring out whats going on in the mind of a baby is tricky, but Brigham Young University psychologist Ross Flom has a proven track record, having already discovered that babies understand the moods ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 29, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |