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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...

Summer style: dress for the occasion

Summer style: dress for the occasion

By Kayla Burns

June 9, 2014


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There are a variety of reasons students decide to stay in Champaign after classes have ended for the summer. Between internships, jobs, classes and nights out, dressing for the occasion is important. Luckily, there are many current trends that are appropriate for work, study or play. Seeing a girl in a ...

Finding the perfect study spot can help students focus on finals

May 8, 2014


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Finding the perfect study spot can make all the difference while preparing for finals. Fortunately for University students, there are many places to camp out for the last week of the semester.  With final exams set to begin Friday and end on May 16, students are starting to get on their study grind. But before re...

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