Coronavirus Whitehouse Debriefing

When it comes to managing COVID, people place party over policy

Jan. 20, 2022

A global study of 13,000 individuals found people around the world base their opinions of COVID-19 policies on who supports them, not what's in them

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New take on runner’s high: Study explores how marijuana affects workouts

Dec. 9, 2021

A new first-of-its kind study aims to shed light on why so many people use cannabis before, during or after working out. It also seeks to answer a critical question: Does THC, which is considered a banned substance by the World Anti-doping Agency, hurt or help performance?

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College recognizes six faculty with top honors

Dec. 3, 2021

Four professors of distinction and two teaching professors of distinction are named for 2021.

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Republicans lost faith in 2020 election results. Fox News played pivotal role

Dec. 3, 2021

A new CU Boulder study shows that in the days following the 2020 presidential election, Republicans grew increasingly doubtful that the vote count was legitimate. Regardless of party, the more an individual trusted and consumed Fox News, the less faith they had in the electoral process.

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Astrophysicist, psychology profs tackle winter's darkest days

Nov. 17, 2021

Duo to discuss 'the darkest days and the season of light' from the vantage point of two disparate disciplines.

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Kids and their computers: Several hours a day of screen time is OK, study suggests

Oct. 12, 2021

New data suggests that lots of time on screens may even improve peer relationships. But the study comes with caveats.

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Do screens really hurt kids? Not much, and they may have some benefits

Sept. 23, 2021

Screen time may not be as harmful as previously suspected for school-aged children and may have some important benefits, according to one of the largest studies to date exlporing how screens impact youth.

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Sleep deficits linked to chronic cannabis use

Aug. 18, 2021

Recent research from CU Boulder finds that, rather than help, frequent cannabis use could induce further sleep problems.

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Researchers pinpoint behaviors underlying gambling addiction

Aug. 5, 2021

Before putting $20 down on the table, audit your mental health, researchers from the Institute of Behavioral Science suggest.

Dick Jessor

Shocked by battle of Iwo Jima, young scholar vowed to make a difference

July 30, 2021

Richard Jessor, distinguished professor of behavioral science and co-founder of IBS, retires after 70 years of service to CU Boulder.

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