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Me, me, me! How narcissism changes throughout life

New research from Michigan State University conducted the longest study on narcissism to date, revealing how it changes over time.
9-Dec-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Animated Videos Advance Adoption of Agriculture Techniques

In remote areas with low literacy rates, showing animated videos in the local language demonstrating agricultural techniques results in high retention and adoption rates of those techniques, found researchers from Michigan State University.
6-Dec-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Building a better flu shot

Each year millions of Americans become sick with the flu, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized and tens of thousands die. Getting the flu shot can reduce the chances of infection. But, at best, the vaccine is only effective 40% to 60% of the time,...
26-Nov-2019 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Susan Packard, Doug Meijer to speak at MSU commencement

The co-founder of HGTV and the co-chairperson of Meijer will speak at Michigan State University’s fall commencement ceremonies, which will take place Dec. 13-14 at the Jack Breslin Student Events Center.
25-Nov-2019 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Science underestimated dangerous effects of sleep deprivation

Michigan State University’s Sleep and Learning Lab has conducted one of the largest sleep studies to date, revealing that sleep deprivation affects us much more than prior theories have suggested.
21-Nov-2019 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

What will make grandma use her Fitbit longer?

For older adults, Fitbits and other activity trackers may be popular gifts, but they may not be used for very long. While counterintuitive, engaging in competition with family and friends decreases the odds of long-term use among older adults,...
18-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Smart people may learn music faster

Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of learning to play piano.
14-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?

The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of...
14-Nov-2019 2:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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