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SMU panel to explore the history (and future) of privacy Oct. 31, 2012

A panel of SMU faculty members from a wide range of disciplines will examine the history of and emerging ramifications for the concept of privacy in the 21st century at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center … Continue reading

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Three honored at 2012 Dedman College Celebration

Three outstanding members of the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences community received awards March 20 during the 2012 Dedman College Celebration. Ernest Jouriles, professor and chair of psychology, was named Dedman Family Distinguished Professor. Jouriles is a noted researcher and expert on children’s … Continue reading

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Study: 64% of students willing to donate genetic material for science

A majority of college students is receptive to donating blood or other genetic material for scientific research, according to a new SMU study. In what appears to be the first study to gauge college students’ willingness to donate to a … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: The warning signs of sudden panic

Panic attacks that seem to strike out of the blue are not without warning after all, says SMU psychologist Alicia Meuret. In a rare study in which patients were monitored around the clock as they conducted their daily activities, portable … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: Reduced anxiety may be a breath away

A new treatment program teaches people who suffer from panic disorder how to reduce the terrorizing symptoms by normalizing their breathing. The method has proved better than traditional cognitive therapy at reducing both symptoms of panic and hyperventilation, according to … Continue reading

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Research Spotlight: Exercise is the Rx for depression, anxiety

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Research Spotlight: Breathe right for asthma relief

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Research Spotlight: Once an abuser, always an abuser?

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