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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

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Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

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Willis and Rohwedder's report on retirement and cognition cited in NYT

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"What to Consider When Looking for the Right Place to Retire" - New York Times. 06/13/2014.

Citing a report by Susann Rohwedder and Robert Willis, this story suggests that seniors' retirement planning should include consideration of continuing some sort of unpaid (or even paid) work. In a cross-national study, Rohwedder and Willis found that early retirement from the labor force is associated with cognitive decline.

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