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Increasing Parent Access to Online Training in ASD

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Michigan State University associate professor of psychology Brooke Ingersoll discusses “ImPACT Online: Increasing access to parent training in ASD internet-delivered instruction in evidence-based intervention.” Ingersoll is a member of MSU’s…

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MSU’s Campbell Honored for Research on Sexual Violence

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Michigan State University psychology professor Rebecca Campbell has been honored again for her groundbreaking research on violence against women. End Violence Against Women International said Campbell will receive…

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‘Well-Being’ Psychologist Lucas Named MSU Foundation Professor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Michigan State University (MSU) professor of psychology Richard Lucas has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Lucas’s highly respected research as well as his…

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Science-Backed Brain Game Eases Distraction, Anxiety

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Jason Moser and computer screen of game

Researchers have created a surprisingly simple yet targeted brain game that reduces anxiety by helping people focus in an increasingly distracting world. In a study led by Michigan…

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Justice System Chips Away at Women’s Rights

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Arrests of women increased dramatically in the past two decades, while domestic abuse laws meant to protect female victims have put many behind bars for defending themselves, a…

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Research Links Impulsivity and Binge Eating

Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Do you get impulsive when you’re upset? If so, this could be putting you at risk for binge eating. According to Kelly Klump, professor of psychology at Michigan…

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Stuttering Linked to Rhythm Perception Deficiency

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Child Health Day, Oct. 5, 2015   Stuttering may be more than a speech problem. For the first time, researchers have found that children who stutter have difficulty…

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Team Science is Better Science

Monday, May 18, 2015
Yimu Zhao, a doctoral student in chemical engineering and materials science, and Richard Lunt, assistant professor of chemical engineering and materials science, run a test in Lunt’s lab. Lunt and his team have developed a new material that can be placed over windows and create solar energy.

A Michigan State University researcher helped write a groundbreaking new report from the National Research Council that concludes scientific research is increasingly dominated by teams – a promising…

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Detroit Solves Problem of Rape Kits

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

A diverse team of scientists, prosecutors, police, victim advocates and others has solved the problem of untested rape kits in Detroit, creating a model that can be used…

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Work-Family Conflict Linked to Verbal Abuse

Monday, March 9, 2015

People whose family life regularly interferes with their job are more likely to become emotionally exhausted and, in turn, verbally abusive to co-workers and loved ones, a new…

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