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NIU EIGERlab’s Innovation Tuesday Meetup for April 12 will cover “Creating a Website with WordPress.” One key to effective web presence is finding the right website-building platform. In the digital age, having a personal website is the final step in establishing a solid web presence, but there are dozens of sites begging users to pick...
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The novel “Fifty Shades of Grey” introduced BDSM into polite public discourse – and now the movie version is set to be in theaters by Valentine’s Day. If you’re wondering who in real life does this stuff and what effects it has on people, NIU psychology professor Brad Sagarin has some answers. Sagarin, who conducts...
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It’s not uncommon nowadays for grandparents to live with grandchildren, with many acting as full-time parents. And that family arrangement can bring unique challenges, says Laura Pittman, an NIU professor of psychology. Pittman blogs on the topic today on the Psychology Today website, examining questions related to how living in a grandparent-headed household influences a...
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In a new Psychology Today blog, NIU professor Christine Malecki discusses the pressures faced by parents of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). “It breaks my heart thinking of parents of children severely affected by ASD who are doing as much as they can, yet see only small steps of progress,” the NIU psychology professor...