Alum takes ‘skylarking’ advice to nation’s high court
The remote Republic of Palau in the Pacific Ocean can thank the late Kurt Vonnegut for the newest member of its supreme court. But give the lion’s share of credit along the way to a couple of professors at the University of Colorado Boulder.
With intimacy, happiness is partly relative, CU finds
Sex is apparently like income: People are generally happy when they keep pace with the Joneses. They’re even happier if they get a bit more than their peers. That’s one finding of Tim Wadsworth, an associate professor of sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder, who recently published the results of a study of how sexual frequency corresponds with happiness.
‘Rebranding’ exercise with an app wired for better results
People who focus on the oft-cited and indisputable physical and physiological benefits of exercise are less likely to continue an exercise regime than people who simply feel good after sweating a bit. That’s one good reason to switch the focus from the long-term benefits of exercise that improve health to the immediate benefits of exercise that enhance quality of life, a CU graduate student in psychology contends.
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