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Excessive Social Media Use is Comparable to Drug Addiction

Thursday, January 10, 2019
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New research from Michigan State University shows a connection between social media use and impaired risky decision-making, which is commonly deficient in substance addiction. “Around one-third of humans…

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New Study Assesses Facebook Users Price to Deactivate their Accounts

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Saleem Alhabash

A Michigan State University researcher teamed with three economists to answer those questions by assessing Facebook’s value to its users in contrast to its market value or its…

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Studying Tablet-Based Learning in Lansing Public Schools

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Nearly 1,200 interactive learning tablets were distributed to kindergarteners in the Lansing School District in November, as part of the PBS KIDS Playtime Pad Research Project. In its…

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More Than a Habit: Understanding the Mystery of Stuttering

Monday, October 22, 2018

From the outside, stuttering seems simple. The listener hears a disruption in the speech like the repetition or extension of part of a word or sees that the…

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How Journalists Become First Responders During a Natural Disaster

Friday, September 14, 2018

Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, Michigan State University researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to…

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Automated Vehicles will Create a Shift in Workforce Demands

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Despite concerns that arise in automated vehicles, or AVs, will displace significant numbers of truck drivers in the United States, only a modest number of truck driver jobs,…

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Traverse City Film Festival Showcasing Spartan Projects

Monday, July 30, 2018
Sparty Traverse City

Since 2005, cinema lovers from across the world have traveled to northern Michigan for the Traverse City Film Festival. This year, they will experience a host of projects…

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WKAR First to Receive Experimental License to Explore Future of TV

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly’s visited WKAR and ComArtSci. East Lansing, MI. June 20, 2018.

Michigan State University and WKAR have received a license from the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, to launch an experimental Next Generation TV broadcasting station to focus on…

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Venker Receives NIH Award for Research on Autism and Language Development

Monday, May 14, 2018
Courtney Venker presenting research

An assistant professor within the Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences has received an early career research award from a division of the National Institutes…

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Studying Prison Populations: The Under-Connected Members of Our Connected World

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Bianca Reisdorf

If you own a smartphone, laptop, smartwatch and tablet, and often find yourself using up to three of those devices at once, chances are you’ve embraced the digital…

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