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Psychology - 19.01.2017
Brief interventions help online learners persist with coursework, Stanford research finds
Brief interventions help online learners persist with coursework, Stanford research finds
New research shows people in underdeveloped parts of the world are not as likely to complete massive open online courses, or MOOCs. But small psychological activities could help motivate them, closing the global achievement gap. Millions of people have taken free massive open online courses, or MOOCs, which have been touted as democratizing access to educational opportunities around the world.

Health - Psychology - 06.01.2017
CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests
CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests
A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current standards could miss some people who should be on it. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a measure that has proven to be highly effective in preventing HIV transmission during unprotected sex.

Physics - Psychology - 05.01.2017
Physical activity, even in small amounts, benefits both physical and psychological well-being
Physical activity, even in small amounts, benefits both physical and psychological well-being
The largest-ever smartphone-based study examining the relationship between physical activity and happiness has found that even minimal levels of activity can have a positive effect on happiness. In order to be happier, you don't have to go out and run a marathon. Jason Rentfrow A new study, based on reports from more than 10,000 individuals, has found that physical activity, whether or not it is classified as exercise, can have a positive effect on emotional well-being.