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October 2, 2015
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Negative Spiritual Beliefs Associated with More Pain and Worse Physical, Mental Health

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Individuals who blame karma for their poor health have more pain and worse physical and mental health, according to a new study from University of Missouri researchers. Targeted interventions to counteract negative spiritual beliefs could help some … Continue reading

April 17, 2015
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In conversation: Steven B. Smith on the importance of Abraham Lincoln — then and now

In commemoration of the death of President Abraham Lincoln on April 15, 1865, YaleNews spoke with Steven B. Smith, the Alfred Cowles Professor of Government and Philosophy and a scholar on the writings of Abraham Lincoln. Smith, who edited and … Continue reading

December 13, 2013
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In conversation with: Hee Oh, professor of mathematics

Hee Oh joined Yale’s math department this year from Brown. Here she talks about absolute abstraction, the joy of walking — and missing math during her years as a social activist. You received your doctorate in mathematics from Yale in … Continue reading

June 26, 2013
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‘Love and Romance’, the way I feel it: Hossam (23)

Q. What is love? How would you define it? Hossam: I would say ‘love’ is something that has to be from inside from your heart. It doesn’t come out very quickly. People who are falling in love has to get … Continue reading

March 1, 2013
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Poetic Extravaganza

Angelou encourages University community to be ‘a rainbow in the clouds’ Maya Angelou had a special message for the enthusiastic audience that came to hear the renowned Renaissance woman and civil rights activist speak during a sold-out event held Friday … Continue reading

January 13, 2013
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Recognizing Psychological Common Ground Could Ease Tensions Among Those with Different Religious Beliefs, says MU Psychologist

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Understanding how thoughts of mortality influence individuals’ beliefs sheds light on the commonalities among different groups’ motivations and could help ease tensions between opposing viewpoints, according to University of Missouri experiments that tested the relationship between awareness … Continue reading

September 22, 2012
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Elderly People, Pillars of this Society

Parents are generally considered to be the pillar of the family, but are they? It is mostly said that parents come after God but where are such examples? Nowadays, parents are lying in old age homes and kids are enjoying … Continue reading

August 25, 2012
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God as a Drug: The Rise of American Megachurches

American megachurches use stagecraft, sensory pageantry, charismatic leadership and an upbeat, unchallenging vision of Christianity to provide their congregants with a powerful emotional religious experience, according to research from the University of Washington. “The megachurches movement is one of the … Continue reading