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How Ethical Is Sexual Assault Research For Students?

Thirty-nine Australian universities will now individually release the findings of a national research project on sexual assault and harassment on campus. The “Respect. Now. Always.” project, launched in February 2016, has involved two phases: an open call for submissions from the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) an online survey with a randomly selected sample of [...]

Frequent cell phone use linked to anxiety, lower grades and reduced happiness in students

Today, smartphones are central to college students' lives, keeping them constantly connected with friends, family and the Internet. Students' cell phones are rarely out of reach whether the setting is a college classroom, library, recreational center, cafeteria or dorm room. As cell phone use continues to increase, it is worth considering whether use of the [...]

ADHD stimulant use as study aid ‘trending’ among U.S. students

A growing number of U.S. college students are abusing the ADHD medication Adderall, which contains amphetamine, to give them an academic edge, and they're tweeting about it. via Adderall abuse as final exam study aid 'trending' among U.S. students.

Underage Alcohol Abuse Rises

Underage drinking has become increasingly popular among high school and college students, and so have the costs of care for underage drinkers who go too far. Studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) show that an increase in underage drinking has been seen [...]

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