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Research

4/26/2017
April 25, 2017
New Baylor research has found that skimping on sleep, followed by "catch-up" days with long snoozes, is tied to worse cognition -- both in attention and creativity -- in young adults, in particular, those tackling major projects. The multidisciplinary research was conducted by Elise King, assistant professor of interior design in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences.
4/26/2017
April 25, 2017
VIDEO: Skimping on sleep, and then playing "catch upâ€- doesn't really work and actually can lead to worse cognition, in terms of attention and creatively. Those are the findings of a new multidisciplinary study by Elise King, M.A., assistant professor of interior design in Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, and Michael Scullin, Ph.D., director of Baylor's Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Laboratory and assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience in the College of Arts & Sciences.
4/26/2017
April 24, 2017
Research by James Roberts, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Marketing in Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business, about how social media can have a real cost to real-life relationships is cited in this article about the correlations between social media use and what’s known as “grandiose narcissism.â€-

Baylor in the News

4/26/2017
April 26, 2017
The Stillwater (OK) News-Press applauds the hiring of Dr. Linda Livingstone as Baylor’s president, looking back at her history as an outstanding student-athlete at Perkins-Tryon High School and Oklahoma State University. Her late father, Doyle Parrack, was a successful basketball coach after playing for Henry Iba at Oklahoma A&M. He coached at Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma and his alma mater.

Faculty in the News

4/26/2017
April 21, 2017
Angela Reed, Ph.D., associate professor of practical theology at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, provides four tips to help people grow in the habit of prayer. The tips include read scripture prayerfully, reflect on the events of the day, try out a simple form of prayer and explore the possibility of shaping the activities of the day around prayer. (Eric Eckert, assistant director of Media Communications, pitched this story.)

Students

4/26/2017
April 22, 2017
Incoming Baylor freshman Arynn Johnson, Miss Arkansas U.S.A., will greet well wishers on April 29 at All Things Arkansas before she heads off to the Miss U.S.A. Pageant.

Alumni

4/26/2017
April 25, 2017
Doug Williamson, B.A. (Speech/Journalism) ’73, who has served as editor of the Abilene Reporter-News for almost five years and has worked at the newspaper for almost 32 years, announced his retirement Tuesday. He taught journalism, photography, debate and broadcasting at Waco High School for three years and worked for the Waco Tribune-Herald for nine years before returning to Abilene in 1985.
4/26/2017
March 25, 2017
Stephanie Colestock, B.S. (Biology) '10, managing editor and contributing writer at Consumerism Commentary, writes about how to handle old credit card accounts in this article. Colestock frequently writes about personal finance. She also writes for a number of other sites including: Dough Roller, Five Cent Nickel and allCards, in addition to running her small business, Pink Orchid Press.

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