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When Older Drivers Excel

April 16, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Wall Street Journal -- Researchers from Ben-Gurion University���s Human Factors Safety Laboratory published a study indicating that older drivers may be better drivers than their young, inexperienced counterparts.

Survivor (BGU benefactor) Tells Circumstances of Entire Family ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

San Diego Jewish World -- BGU supporter Doris Martin, benefactor of the Martin-Springer Center for Conflict Studies and Negotiations, chronicled her family���s unique Holocaust survival story in Kiss Every Step.

The Latest Tech in the Struggle to Cure Diabetes: An Interview ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

BGU's Dr. Eli Lewis discusses his breakthrough research in type 1 diabetes and islet transplantation therapy.

Are Your Texts Depressed? The Computer Knows, Maybe

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Chronicle of Higher Education, Wired Campus Blog -- Researchers at Ben-Gurion University have developed a program that can detect depression in online texts and could serve as a screening tool to direct potential patients towards treatment.

Village View: Amazed by Tunisia-Israel-LM Connection

April 16, 2010

Tags: Uncategorized

Main Line Media News -- Bonnie Squires discovers a connection tying together Israel, Tunisia and Lower Merion as she stumbles across AABGU Tunisia tour group.

Israeli Study Focuses on Three Diets: Want to Eat Healthy? Go ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

J Weekly -- According to medical researchers at BGU, healthy, long-term weight-loss diets can reverse atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, a direct risk factor for strokes and heart attacks.

Students Take Social Action to New Level in Rough Israeli ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

J Weekly -- Every year about 300 BGU students apply for 100 spots to live rent-free in some of Beer-Sheva���s roughest areas in exchange for providing community and educational programs.

Research Now Common Ground for Drexel, Israel

April 16, 2010

Tags: Uncategorized

Jewish Exponent -- Drexel University is strengthening its long-term partnership with Ben-Gurion University. In addition to sending students to study there, the universities are planning faculty exchanges and a joint conference on clinical child psychology.

Israeli School Makes Link Between Healthy Planet, World Peace

April 16, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research

AOL News -- On a kibbutz in Israel's Arava Desert, Arabs and Jews are taking a first step toward peace by working together for a cause that knows no boundaries: the environment.

Social Psychology: How to Read Minds Like a Wizard

April 16, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Huffington Post -- Prof. Tal Eyal of Ben-Gurion University and Prof. Nicholas Epley of the University of Chicago are exploring how our untapped cognitive powers can be harnessed to help us more accurately assess what others think of us.