Research Highlights

Pediatric Cancer Patients May Experience Improved Comfort, Thanks to Researcher’s New Grant-Funded Project

Pediatric Cancer Patients May Experience Improved Comfort, Thanks to Researcher’s New Grant-Funded Project

Lauren Daniel, an assistant professor of psychology and a licensed clinical psychologist, has received a $50,000 grant from the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research to lead a pilot program aimed at improving sleep in pediatric cancer patients undergoing stem cell transplants.

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Language of Love: Scholar Explains Origins of Valentine’s Day in English Literature

Language of Love: Scholar Explains Origins of Valentine’s Day in English Literature

Prof. Aaron Hostetter explains the origins of Valentine’s Day in English literature.

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Roses Are Red: Researcher Explains Psychological and Physiological Effects of Valentine’s Day Colors

Roses Are Red: Researcher Explains Psychological and Physiological Effects of Valentine’s Day Colors

Researcher Sarah Allred explains the physiological and psychological effects of Valentine’s Day colors.

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Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Rutgers‒Camden Scholar Aims to Prevent Harm to Agriculture by Studying How Plants Cope With Stress

Biology professor Xingyun Qi’s research on salinity stress to plants could help uncover ways to protect crops from destruction.

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The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

The Babadook’s Lo-Fi Effects Construct Image of Motherhood Interpreted as Authentic, Says Scholar’s Analysis

By Tom McLaughlin Popular films often reflect the values and beliefs of the societies that produce them, says Meredith Bak. The horror genre in particular, explains the Rutgers University–Camden scholar, can tap into both surface-level and deeply rooted cultural fears. For example, she notes, recurring motifs of evil children and murderous mothers in horror movies […]

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