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In the news: week of Sept. 15, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences in the media between Sept. 15 and Sept. 21, 2014

Put Down the Pick Up Line: Women can't tell you're flirting, new study says. – Men’s Fitness

While it’s pretty obvious when someone is not attracted to you, both men and women have a hard time determining when someone is flirting according to a recent study by the University of Kansas Department of Communication Studies. Read the full story here.

Trying to Hit the Brake on Texting While Driving - The New York Times 

Drivers know distractions like texting are dangerous but that knowledge doesn’t change their behavior. University of Kansas professor of psychology, Paul Atchley told the New York Times that awareness of risks wasn’t enough to overcome the powerful pull of devices like cell phones. Read the full story here.   

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