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UConn Researchers Track Connections Between COVID-19 Health Behaviors and Experiences of People of Color

UConn researchers found that experiences with racism and negative stereotyping shapes how some people see the health measure of wearing a face mask.

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UConn Researchers: First Meta-Analysis Shows Promise for Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness in Concussion Treatment Plans

UConn researchers have conducted the first-ever meta-analysis of the use of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness-based interventions for the effective treatment of chronic concussion symptom.

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Journaling Project Makes The Pandemic Personal

All types of people have kept journals and diaries for years. Unfortunately, most of them get lost in history, unless fame and fortune come the writer’s way. The Pandemic Journaling Project is designed to make sure that does not happen to people's experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UConn Researchers Prepare Master’s Students to Work with Children with Developmental Disabilities

Many children with developmental disabilities, such as autism, have high-intensity behavioral needs, meaning they require a wide-ranging support system of people appropriately trained to work together to address their needs. Nearly 400,000 students in Connecticut have special health care needs. In the past decade, the prevalence of children with developmental disabilities has increased by 17% […]

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UConn Wins Record Grants and Contracts Funding in FY2020

In fiscal year 2020, researchers from UConn and UConn Health secured nearly $286 million in research and other types of sponsored funding, the most in the University’s history.

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Job Security, Finances Strongly Related to Increased Anxiety During Pandemic, Researchers Find

An ongoing study by UConn School of Nursing Researchers finds that pandemic-related economic anxiety is high even among those who still have jobs.

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Study: COVID-19 Messaging Less Effective When Tied to Trump

A study by UConn's InCHIP finds that messaging related to the COVID-19 pandemic is less effective when linked to President Donald Trump.

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More than Politics or Age, Psychological Disease Avoidance Linked to Preventative Behavior, Study Finds

Pre-existing feelings of germ disgust turn out to be helpful in prompting preventative health behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Multidisciplinary UConn Team Provided Evidence-Based Recommendations for Fall Reopening

UConn's multidisciplinary InCHIP played a crucial role in readying the University for the Fall 2020 semester.

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InCHIP Funds 20 Projects on Social, Behavioral Aspects of COVID-19 Pandemic

UConn's InCHIP used its Rapid Response grant program to get a multitude of research projects focused on the COVID-19 pandemic launched within days of the first closures in March.