Psychology & Psychiatry

Therapy dogs help students cope with the stress of college life

At a private college in the Northeast, a first-year student said it was the highlight of her day whenever she would lie on the floor of her adviser's office and cuddle with a therapy dog, a Leonberger named Stella.

Medical economics

Blacks remain underrepresented in U.S. medical school faculty

(HealthDay)—From 1990 to 2020, there were only minimal increases in the proportion of Black U.S. medical school faculty, according to a research letter published in the Aug. 17 issue of the Journal of the American Medical ...


Supporting teens as they navigate post-pandemic re-entry

As the school year moves into the summer months and teens continue to emerge from the restrictive nature of the pandemic, experts are focusing on the specific needs adolescents have as they navigate this unique time.


Disabled researcher calls for better support for faculty

Academic institutions need to do much more to support faculty members with disabilities and to create an environment in which they can thrive, argues a commentary published May 18 in the journal Trends in Neurosciences. The ...

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