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Do Obese Women Have 'Food Learning Impairment'?

Do Obese Women Have 'Food Learning Impairment'?

Newsy (July 18, 2014) Yale researchers tested 135 men and women, and it was only obese women who were deemed to have "impaired associative learning." Video provided by Newsy
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US Teachers Turn to Crowd-Funding for Non-Profit Schools

US Teachers Turn to Crowd-Funding for Non-Profit Schools

AFP (July 14, 2014) Setting up a new school is never easy, especially in low-income areas, but teachers and parents in Chicago are turning to crowd-sourced online funding to get new early-learning institutions going. Duration: 02:04 Video provided by AFP
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Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

Facebook's Psychological Study Outrages Users, UK Regulators To Probe

TheStreet (July 2, 2014) Facebook reportedly manipulated the timeline feeds of nearly 700,000 users in 2012 to study how different emotional expressions change users' behavior. Facebook and its research partners concluded that if a user sees a lot of negative feeds, this user is more likely to post a negative status update. The psychological experiment was carried out without users' consent. UK data regulators are investigating whether Facebook violated data protection laws. Dr. Suzy Moat, Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick Business School joins Julia Sun to discuss the experiment. Video provided by TheStreet
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Kids With ADHD More Likely To Abuse Drugs: Study

Kids With ADHD More Likely To Abuse Drugs: Study

Newsy (June 30, 2014) Researchers don't know what causes this link but note those with ADHD and those with substance abuse problems tend to have some behaviors in common. Video provided by Newsy
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