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What Motivates Older Adults to Use a FitBit?

Monday, November 18, 2019

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…

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Bridging Communication Gaps for those with Disabilities

Monday, November 18, 2019

For those with developmental disabilities and communication challenges, struggling to interact with others can be an extremely frustrating and isolating experience. Social scientist Sarah Douglas, an assistant professor…

MSU Awarded Grant to Study Renewable Energy Adoption in Michigan

Monday, November 18, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded close to $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a five-year study of renewable energy options using a cross-disciplinary research approach in eight…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019

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…

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Nearly Half of Accused Harassers Can Return to Work

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

What happens behind the scenes when employees are accused of harassment? New research from Michigan State University revealed that almost half of accused harassers can go back to…

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MSU Researcher Develops Support Services for Released Inmates

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Most seriously mentally ill inmates face daunting barriers to getting the medical and mental health care they need after they are released, which can lead to relapses, suicide…