Natural and Social Sciences

5 Study Tips to Set You Up for Success

Posted: April 25, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

5 Study Tips to Set You Up for Success

By: Regan Taubenheim In order to avoid any extreme cases of “stud-dying” with finals just around the corner, I have provided 5 simple and easy-to-follow study tips. Following these tips will decrease the chances of meltdowns or college dropout thoughts the night before your next big exam. In some cases, no number of tips in the world will save you from the complete stress that accompanies the rigorous study demands some classes require. Unfortunately, your grades will not improve...

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By: Regan Taubenheim

Category: Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences, General

Bedtime and Your Health: What Are the Risks of Watching TV?

Posted: March 6, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

Bedtime and Your Health: What Are the Risks of Watching TV?

One of the popular practices among our society today is binge-watching television. I myself am guilty of this. Not only do I find myself spending a far greater number of hours in front of a screen than I would like to admit, but I find myself watching more at one particular time of day: bedtime. Does that cut down my hours of sleep? Can that be healthy? Health Impacts According to the Sleep Foundation, television at bedtime could negatively impact our health (Foley, Ancoli-Israel, Britz, and...

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By: Brenna Schneider

Category: General, Natural and Social Sciences, Psychology

Welcome to the UNK Department of Psychology Blog!

Posted: February 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

Welcome to the UNK Department of Psychology Blog!

“Education is not just about going to school and getting a degree. It’s about widening your knowledge and absorbing the truth about life.” –Shakuntala Devi Have you ever stopped to think about the effect of Psychology in the world around you? Our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors govern the decisions we make every day. This blog was created for University of Nebraska at Kearney students to highlight current topics in Psychology that affect their everyday lives, in...

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By: Jillian Rocheford

Category: Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences

NSS Monday Bulletin

Posted: October 10, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

NSS Monday Bulletin

Dr. Lorna Bracewell, assistant professor of Political Science, was featured on NPR- Sam Sanders (10/7) How Do You Teach Politics in the Year of Donald Trump? You can listen at: http://www.npr.org/2016/10/07/496853743/how-do-you-teach-politics-in-the-year-of-donald-trump Dr. Kim Carlson and Dr. Haishi Cao in Chemistry along with undergraduate students from Biology and Chemistry had their research published. The citation is: Gunwoo Kim,  Eunju Jang,  Alexis M. Page,  Ting Ding,...

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By: Peter Longo

Category: Natural and Social Sciences

NSS Monday Bulletin

Posted: October 3, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

NSS Monday Bulletin

The 28th Annual Criminal Justice Conference is being held today, Monday, October 3. Please find the link and conference schedule: http://www.unk.edu/academics/cj/annual_conference.php Conference Schedule: 8:30 - 9:00 AM Conference Registration and Career Fair 9:00 - 9:15 AM   Conference Welcome 9:15 - 10:30 AM "Criminal Justice and the Media" Rubén Rosario, Columnist, St. Paul Pioneer Press 10:30 - 11:00 AM Career Fair and Break 11:00 - 12:15 PM "Parole in Nebraska"...

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By: Peter Longo

Category: Natural and Social Sciences

CASA Recognition for Dr. Aviles

Posted: June 8, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

CASA Recognition for Dr. Aviles

Dr. Aviles has volunteered his time to CASA for a number of years.  CASA is a group of community volunteers dedicated to serving abused and neglected children.  A full story may be found on page 5A of the February 10 edition of the Kearney Hub.

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By: Doug Biggs

Category: Natural and Social Sciences

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