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By Peter Rüegg Futurity   Whether young people behave prosocially or aggressively comes may depend on the kind of relationship they have with their teachers. Researchers used questions such as “In moments when someone was sad or in pain, how…

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By Mariaelena Gonzalez The Conversation When considering Latinos, educators often struggle with how to close the achievement gap. That gap is often defined as a disparity in academic success between native English speakers and those for whom Spanish was their…

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By La Monica Everett-Haynes Futurity   Political scholars and pundits have called the 2016 election cycle the most tumultuous and hostile in recent memory. The divide between Democrats and Republicans is wider than ever, and the divisions within these…

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By Carlos Valenzuela SaludToday Alzheimer’s Disease, a type of dementia that causes “problems with memory, thinking and behavior” affects more Latinos than Whites and other ethnic groups, but according to researchers playing brain games may delay the development of…

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By Stephanie Desmon Futurity Asthma patients who live near major Pennsylvania fracking sites are as much as four times more likely to suffer attacks than those farther away, a new study shows. The findings add to growing evidence that…

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By Esther Canty-Barnes The Conversation On Wednesday, July 6, the four-year-old daughter of Diamond Reynolds witnessed the killing of Philando Castile by a Minnesota police officer. She and her mother sat in close proximity to Castile when he was shot. A…

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By Andy Henion Futurity   Living around people with opposing political viewpoints may affect a person’s ability to form close relationships and accept other perspectives, a national study finds. It might also affect personality. “Obviously, Trump supporters exist, and Clinton…

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