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Not buying what they’re selling: Making friends reduces influence of negative media

man-1216854_1280By Lesley Henton, Futurity

People whose only knowledge of Muslims comes from the media are very likely to have negative emotions and stereotypical beliefs about them, new research shows.

In the Journal of Communication, Srividya Ramasubramanian, associate dean of … Read the rest

Just what the doctor ordered: Quality relationships promote good health

friends-1200120_1280By Emily Sohn, Washington Post

Overwhelmed recently by the stress of an impending move — along with the usual demands of a busy life — I turned to the people I love.

In small chunks of time between tasks on … Read the rest

Why a little loneliness can be protective

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“Loneliness is something we all have, we can all fall into, and nearly all of us experience at some point in our lives,” says John Cacioppo. (Photo Credit: Phil Thomas/Flickr)

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