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Global health eyes expansion

September 25, 2014 • 0
In the coming year, YSPH plans to expand the Yale Global Health Studies Program, an undergraduate concentration that accepts 15-18 Yale College students every year.
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Activist explains climate change denial

September 25, 2014 • 0
In a Wednesday afternoon lecture at the Yale Law School, Climate change activist George Marshall detailed the psychology of climate change denial.
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Ants march into Peabody exhibit

September 24, 2014 • 0
On Tuesday evening, the Peabody Museum of Natural History welcomed some of the tiniest creatures in the animal kingdom to its newest exhibit, “Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants.”
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Study considers teen substances

September 23, 2014 • 0
Deepa Camenga is an instructor in pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine and the first author of “Marijuana, Alcohol Use and Attempted Cigarette Cessation in Adolescent Boys and Girls,” a Yale study recently published in the journal Substance Abuse.
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Cooperation linked to underlying trait

September 23, 2014 • 0
New Yale research hopes to bring society one step closer to understanding how we can all just get along.
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For ADHD, supplements hold limited promise

September 23, 2014 • 0
Nutritional supplements may not be the answer to treating ADHD, according to a new analysis from the Yale Child Study Center.
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Birth weight links autism, schizophrenia

September 23, 2014 • 0
The theory that schizophrenia and autism are opposing ends of a neurological continuum recently found support in a group of 1.7 million Danish babies.
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Researchers develop green walls

September 19, 2014 • 0
Researchers at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies are out to turn a tower into a wall.
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Ebola ban unlikely to affect many

September 18, 2014 • 0
While Yale student organizations will no longer be allowed to travel to regions of West Africa affected by the Ebola epidemic, the policy is unlikely to have a large effect on students or student organizations.
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Study links deforestation, climate change

September 16, 2014 • 0
New research suggests that deforestation may play a significant role in the changing climate.
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In corporations, humans perceive mental states

September 16, 2014 • 0
Corporations may not be people, but new cognitive science research suggests humans may think about both in a similar way.
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Brain anatomy predicts risky behavior

September 16, 2014 • 0
New research out of the Yale School of Medicine is the first to show that the size of a particular region of the brain can predict patterns in risky decision-making.