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Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS

Brian Ross to be named executive associate dean of LAS

By Maggie Sullivan

August 25, 2015


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Acting Chancellor and Dean of LAS Barbara Wilson said she knows she can not do both jobs on her own, which is why she enlisted the help of Brian Ross, professor in psychology.Ross will serve as the executive associate dean of LAS until a permanent chancellor is named.“I don’t think you can do bo...

Researchers discover birth order has little impact on intelligence, personality

By Mariah Schaefer

July 25, 2015


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A study published in the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Research in Personality shows that the order in which a family’s children are born does not significantly affect the children’s personality or intelligence. University of Illinois psychology professor Brent Roberts conducted the analysis along...

Optimism may make a healthy heart

Optimism may make a healthy heart

By Abrar Al-Heeti

January 21, 2015


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It turns out being happy could lead to more than just feeling good — it could also be associated with good health. A new study suggests a link between having a positive attitude and being in better cardiovascular health in comparison to people who are more pessimistic. Researchers from the Universit...