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November 21, 2012
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Less Wait Time for Safe Travel Could Reduce Drinking and Driving in People with ‘Urgency’ Personality Trait, Says MU Researcher

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Saving bar patrons’ time on their commute home could save lives. A pair of studies by University of Missouri psychologists found that people who reported drinking and driving also exhibited “urgency,” or a lack of emotional self-control, … Continue reading

September 27, 2012
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Know How Much You’re Texting While Driving? U-M Study Says No

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Texting while driving is a serious threat to public safety, but a new University of Michigan study suggests that we might not be aware of our actions. U-M researchers found that texting while driving is predicted by … Continue reading

August 13, 2012
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For Young Adults, Appearance Matters More than Health, MU Research Suggests

Research inspires interactive theater, opens dialogue COLUMBIA, Mo. –When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. María Len-Ríos, an associate professor of strategic … Continue reading

May 12, 2012
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Undocumented, Young Immigrants Face Obstacles, Uncertain Futures

Undocumented Latino youth who migrate to the United States face futures clouded by limited rights and the constant fear of deportation, according to a new report from the University of Chicago and the University of California, Irvine. Many don’t fully … Continue reading

July 26, 2011
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Trend in Young Adults’ Dating Habits, Committed Relationships May Not Lead to Marriage, MU Researcher Finds

*Trend may help explain decline in marriage rate, particularly among young adults* COLUMBIA, Mo. – Changes in relationship formation and dissolution in the past 50 years have revealed new patterns in romantic relations among young adults. The U.S. Census indicates … Continue reading

February 15, 2011
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‘Growing Economy Sparks Change in Chinese Mating Preferences’

AUSTIN, Texas — As China’s economy continues to grow, more young adults desire potential mates with good financial prospects, according to new psychology research from The University of Texas at Austin. In a paper published in the February issue of … Continue reading