Tag Annual Reviews

Why Sleep Matters for Personal and Public Health

Sleep is critically important for health: If disrupted, it can literally make people sick, upping the risks for ills such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and depression. A good night’s sleep is a luxury for many, but poor people and members…

Bilingualism, the Brain and Society

Does speaking two languages enrich the brain? How do class and race influence the labeling of bilingualism as good or bad? Join us to explore the neuroscience and social context of bilingualism. Event Description: For many stuck in Covid lockdowns,…

The Latest Annual Reviews Buzz – September 2021

New Review Article Collection Now Available: CLIMATE CHANGE AND EXTREME EVENTS “Extreme weather and climate events, such as heat waves, cyclones, and floods, are an expression of climate variability. These events and events influenced by climate change, such as wildfires,…

The Latest Annual Reviews Buzz – August 2021

Education and Society Article Collection “Education correlates strongly with most important social and economic outcomes such as economic success, health, family stability, and social connections.” –Michael Hout, Annual Review of Sociology This collection explores the challenges facing educators, students, and society…

Monitoring Our Health With Smartwatches

Once geared toward fitness enthusiasts, Fitbits, Apple Watches and other wearable sensors are gaining a foothold in the medical realm. Whether keeping an eye on the heart, tracking seizures or glucose levels, or surveying for viral infections, the devices hold…

Effects of the Pandemic on the Developing Child

Over the past year, children have dealt with social distancing, Zoom school and family stress. The lucky ones suffered mainly boredom and loneliness; others faced illness, family poverty and hunger, loss of education, or unsafe conditions and abuse. Researchers have…