As student athletes hit training fields this summer to gain the competitive edge, a new study shows how the experiences of a tiny mouse can put them on the path to winning. Scientists examined how surges of testosterone both before and after aggressive encounters led the male California mouse to win in future matches. The […]
Viral video footage showing the deaths of black people following encounters with police have sparked outrage, protests and media attention across the country in recent years. Now researchers affiliated with the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University are seeking young black adults for a research study investigating the impact of watching these high-profile […]
Depending on what generation you belong to, the term “improvisational dance” may conjure up images of beatniks grooving to the beat of bongos in a darkened coffeehouse or the black-clad Dieter gyrating to techno pop in a Sprockets sketch on “Saturday Night Live”. The post A big step? Trial will test improvisational dance as dementia […]
Research suggests that the market structure of the synthetic horn sector and the type of synthetic horns produced matter greatly in rhino conservation efforts. The post Synthetic horns may save rhinos if they are not like the real thing appeared first on Wake Forest News.
Female first-year students earn a higher grade when paired with at least one other female for group projects in introductory college engineering classes, according to new research by a Wake Forest University professor. The post Pair female engineering students for projects, and they flourish appeared first on Wake Forest News.
The Beacon Project is a three-year project, which launched in 2015 with a $3.9 million grant from the Templeton Religion Trust. The project has awarded grants to 21 researchers around the world in psychology, philosophy and theology. The post How to be good: Finding a beacon for moral growth appeared first on Wake Forest News.