Studies show that spending more time on Instagram can lead to lower body satisfaction.
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Rates of obesity and eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia both surged among young people over the past two years. Scholars explain why, and how parents can support kids dealing with body shame.
El enfoque de Instagram en fotos filtradas de cuerpos daña la autoimagen de las jóvenes.
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Existe amplia evidencia sobre el daño que Instagram causa para los adolescentes, especialmente sobre su imagen corporativa. La propia investigación de Facebook confirma esto.
Instagram encourage indirectement les adolescents à faire des comparaisons malsaines.
De nombreuses recherches attestent de la possible nocivité d’Instagram pour les adolescentes, notamment en ce qui concerne l’image qu’elles ont de leur corps.
Instagram’s emphasis on filtered photos of bodies harms girls’ self-image.
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There is ample research about how harmful Instagram is for teen girls, especially around body image. It turns out Facebook’s own research confirms it.
Only 27% of 12th grade students in the U.S. write at a proficient level.
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While writing can be a challenge, so can finding the motivation to revise one’s work. A motivation specialist explains how to overcome the reluctance to take the first draft to the next level.
Girls face lasting negative effects of sexual harassment.
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A viral TikTok video is helping girls bear witness to the harassment they experience at school.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with reporters, July 30, 2020.
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How an uncharismatic Kentucky lawyer came to rule the Senate and remake the federal judiciary from top to bottom.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resigned.
Mali’s precarious political situation has been the subject of ECOWAS resolution attempts for months
Mexicans living in the U.S. sent $4.02 billion home in March 2020, a 35.8% increase over March 2019.
The migrant laborers who staff American meat plants, construction sites and delivery services are working through the pandemic – and sending more funds back home than ever.
Americans have been advised to keep six feet away from everyone else when they can’t stay home.
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Comparing death tolls between COVID-19 and the flu is the wrong way to gauge which disease is a bigger threat, according to researchers who study how people understand math.
The emotion of disgust may lie beneath our fear of god and of sin.
A man stands on the rubble of his home in the Haitian Quarter, after the passage of the Hurricane Dorian in Abaco, Bahamas, Sept. 16, 2019.
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The economy of the Bahamas depends on Haitian labor. But some Bahamians see no place for migrant workers in their country’s long, slow recovery from Hurricane Dorian.
More and more schools are doing away with the valedictorian honor.
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More schools are deciding to scrap the tradition of naming a valedictorian – just as students from diverse backgrounds are becoming the first of their background to win the honor.
College yearbook editors in the 1960s juxtaposed pictures of traditional campus activities, such as Greek Life, alongside images of protests and marches.
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Recent blackface scandals that involve college yearbooks have overshadowed how yearbooks also chronicled important turning points in the history of US higher education, a historian argues.
Times Square is the Mecca of advertising.
In the information age, advertising is no longer needed to inform consumers.That means its primary role is to manipulate.
Students at Berkeley campus.
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Post-World War II California built an unrivalled system of higher education combining access, affordability and choice. Then a contraction of the vision came in the 1980s.
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa (L) and Presidential candidate Lenin Moreno greet supporters.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador’s 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
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This Tuesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. Gender biases continue and women’s voices are missing from expert discussions.
The brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s are more easily mapped in people with Down syndrome.
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If we can understand how and when changes in the brain start to happen in people with Down syndrome, we may be able find ways to slow or prevent Alzheimer’s disease for everyone.
In this 2008 photograph, former ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert H Tuttle greets President George W. Bush. Prior to becoming an ambassador, Tuttle was known for his empire of car dealerships.
If you want a desirable ambassadorship, becoming a Foreign Service Officer and earning the relevant degrees – in other words, accumulating experience – might not be the best plan of action.