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Survey: 65% of teens wish they could curb their smartphone use

Mastery Academics A new national survey found that teens are so troubled by their smartphone addiction that they want to reduce their screen time. The 46-question survey, conducted by Screen Education with support from EMI Research Solutions and Stark Statistical Consulting, found that 65% of teens surveyed wish they were better able to self-limit the… Continue reading Survey: 65% of teens wish they could curb their smartphone use

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Texas A&M At SXSW: Experience Aggie innovation, research at the ‘Discovery Lounge’

From Texas A&M University Texas A&M University’s innovation, discovery. and global impact will be on full display during SXSW at the Discovery Lounge in the Courtyard Marriott’s Brazos Ballroom on March 13. Texas A&M’s participation in SXSW in 2018 will showcase faculty expertise and generate brand impressions with a global audience of 280,000 attendees in… Continue reading Texas A&M At SXSW: Experience Aggie innovation, research at the ‘Discovery Lounge’

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Study of elite NBA players re-affirms positive impact of playing multiple youth sports

Courtesy of  UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, Oakland Oakland, CA – A study by UCSF Benioff's Children’s Hospitals sports medicine researchers finds that among elite NBA athletes, those who participated in multiple sports in high school had fewer injuries and longer careers, on average, than players who played only basketball in their adolescence. The study, “The… Continue reading Study of elite NBA players re-affirms positive impact of playing multiple youth sports