11/01/16: Study Links Athletic Performance to Mortality

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November 01, 2016

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Study Links Athletic Performance to Mortality

It's not the locker-room pep talk you'd expect, but new UA research suggests that athletes perform better when reminded of their impending death. Researchers say athletes presented with reminders of mortality play better in a subconscious effort to boost self-esteem — a buffer from fear of death.

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UNESCO Conference at the UA to Focus on Desert Food, Water

The gathering will bring together hundreds from around the world who are working on issues related to water management and scarcity and the production of equitable food systems.

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Psyche: Unexpected Discoveries on a Metal World

A large asteroid thought to be the metallic core of a destroyed proto-planet appears to have molecules on its surface that shouldn't be there, according to a new study.

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Alumna Makes a Special Delivery From Taiwan for Homecoming

Zu-Chun Lin, a former UA doctoral student, brings documents to renew the University's partnership with a private university in Taiwan where she is a professor and administrator.

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