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Mindfulness Training May Assuage Early-Life Trauma

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Norton School Affiliate Faculty Thaddeus Pace on how mindfullness and resilience can help with the effects of traumatic stress.

We live in an increasingly stressful world. There’s an aspirational sense things should improve with time, witness the U.S. War on Poverty or the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Read more »

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Old, unwanted or expired car seats put to good use through new program

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Norton School Student Group Enactus is partnering with Safe Kids Mexico and Tucson Medical Center helps bring access to free car seats to those in need.

You know your child’s old car seat that’s been sitting in your garage collecting dust because – quite frankly – you don’t know what to do with it?  Just tossing i Read more »

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Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?

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About 28 percent of young adults in the Norton School APLUS study say that marriage is not an important life goal, while 27 percent say that having children is not.

What does it mean to be a "grown-up?" Read more »

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Dr. Joyce Serido
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Retailers Want to Know How People Shop

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E-commerce has exploded in the past ten years, as more people go to the Internet to buy and sell goods and services. Technology has driven much of that shift. In coming years, changes will continue to occur, not online however, but in brick and mortar stores, according to Anita Bhappu, an associate professor of retailing and consumer sciences at the University of Arizona.

E-commerce has exploded in the past ten years, as more people go to the Internet to buy and sell goods and services. Technology has driven much of that shift. Read more »

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Young adults feel financial strain

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For many young adults, goals and lifestyle choices aren't even on their radar because they're under financial stress, according to a new study released by the Norton School, the latest installment of a nationally acclaimed study launched to track the financial attitudes and workplace changes of more than 2,000 students through their college years and into adult life.

Think about the way you'd like to see your twentysomething start out life after college. A full-time job with financial stability. Living away from your cozy confines. Read more »

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Don't Neglect the Signs of Neglect in Young Children

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Dr. Ann Mastergeorge, Norton School Developmental scientist, Huffington Post blog on detecting and following up on the possible signs of neglect.

More children suffer from neglect in the United States than from physical and sexual abuse combined, although neglect receives significantly less attention. Read more »

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Why following through with household chores is everything

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Norton School Alum, Dr. Renée Peltz Dennison shares her expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. In this podcast, Dr. Dennison gives relationship advice on why following through with household chores is everything!

Join Norton School Alum Dr. Renée Peltz Dennison as she shares her expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. Read more »

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Why 50% Of College Graduates Need Help From Mom And Dad

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The latest installment of an ongoing Norton School, Take Charge America Institute study finds that more than half of those graduates require financial support more than two years after college. Moreover, 50.6% of college graduates surveyed say they rely on financial support from family members, including almost half of those who are employed full-time.

Father’s Day has come and gone, but many Dads are wondering when twenty-something son or daughter is going to get off the family dole. Read more »

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Dr. Joyce Serido
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Depression a 'powerful' risk factor for heart disease in young women

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Norton School Faculty Dr. Charles Raison's on research that can reduce your depression and improve your heart health,

"For many people, antidepressants are very beneficial and help them get rid of the depression,” said Dr. Charles L. Raison, associate professor of at the University of Arizona. Read more »

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The Lion in Your Lover's Eyes

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The Lion in Your Lover's Eyes - Norton School's Rebecca Reed on how an individual’s immune system responds to psychological stressors.

Norton School UA doctoral candidate Rebecca Reed is studying how an individual’s immune system responds to psychological stressors, such as an argument with a close relationship partner. Read more »

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