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thumbnail Study: Peer Pressure Susceptibility Lasts into Adulthood
The term “peer pressure” is often linked to experiences of children or teenagers in extreme situations. One University of Texas at Dallas researcher wondered if adults continue to succumb to similar pressures of social conformity in everyday situations. Dr. Kendra Seaman, assistant professor of psychology in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (BBS), and [...]


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thumbnail Study Takes Wider View at Household Size, Children’s Development
Dr. Mandy Maguire (left) and Dr. Jackie Nelson studied the impact of the adult-to-child ratio within a household, as well as the number of total occupants, on children’s language development. Their study found that having more adults in a household is beneficial, but exactly why and under what conditions requires further exploration, Maguire said. Researchers [...]


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thumbnail Cool Tech: Polymer May Be Key to More Energy-Efficient Buildings
Dr. Shuang (Cynthia) Cui holds a quick-drying polymeric desiccant that could make air conditioning more efficient and lower carbon emissions. Cui and her colleagues received a $1.7 million, four-year grant from the National Science Foundation to develop the polymer. University of Texas at Dallas researchers and their collaborators are developing a quick-drying polymeric desiccant that [...]


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