Teaching underserved high school students in Indianapolis, Indiana sparked a passion that brought Jennifer Duckworth to the Evergreen State.
Reports of racial discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans have increased since the COVID‑19 pandemic hit the United States, coinciding with an increase in reported negative health symptoms.
The research will help scientists better understand how emotional regulation during infancy can contribute to academic performance, everyday behavior and the development of mental health problems later in life.
One approach will be to implement the Strengthening Families Program, an initiative aimed at families, caregivers and children ages 10–14.
Older adults living in very rural settings are less likely than those living closer to urban centers to receive services in health, nutrition and transportation.
Play Home, Play Healthy activities are available for anyone to use, and can be as simple as discussing the food you’re eating or going for a walk and identifying new things in the environment.
The WSU study found that boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys.
The book, “Betweener Autoethnographies (Qualitative Inquiry and Social Justice),” recently won the 2019 Ethnography Division Best Book Award from the National Communication Association.
Just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs produced a significant reduction in students’ cortisol, a major stress hormone.
New WSU research shows people can be taught coping mechanisms to avoid negative responses to boring situations.