Maria D’Antonio Archive

What’s Behind the Rise of Young Adult Paranormal Romances?

Maria D’Antonio The story is very familiar. A high school girl, who is nerdy, shy around

In time for Easter: A Pope of Firsts

Maria D’Antonio The imminent arrival of Easter signals Pope Francis’ first anniversary in papal office. This

Brain Games: The Intellectual Phenomenon

Maria D’Antonio The idea that you can exercise your brain as you would your physical body

Baby’s First Look: Advancements in Prenatal and Infant Technology

Maria D’Antonio It can take up to three months for a newborn to recognize a familiar

“Throw Me Something, Mister!”

Maria D’Antonio In the southeastern parishes of Louisiana, the phrase “Throw me something, Mister,” signals a

A Valentine’s Day Blurb

Maria D’Antonio Valentine’s Day is a day of affection, romance, and Hallmark cards in the United

Common Core: America’s Educational Future

Maria D’Antonio According to an article in the Huffington Post, the United States ranks 17th in

Are Hands-free Conversations just as dangerous as ones on a Handheld?

Maria D’Antonio Many people are familiar with the TV ads that warn viewers of the dangers

Blurring the Line: TV and Internet Shows Build Online Communities

Maria D’Antonio As culture embraces transmedia storytelling, the lines between the media begin to blur. TV

What is the Forgotten Literary Child?

Maria D’Antonio In an age where almost everything is becoming digitalized, if it hasn’t already, it