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Your brain evolved to hoard supplies and shame others for doing the same

U-M Psychology Professor Stephanie Preston discusses the brain evolution that causes people to hoard food and supplies during hard times, and also why people shame others for these actions. March 27, 2020. #Featured #FeaturedSociety # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article ...

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Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: What Does It Mean and How Can You Help?

U-M Medical Historian Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D gives input about the precautions being taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the impacts that it could have on society without preventative measures being taken. March 11, 2020. #5-15minutes #Medicine #web-article ...

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Michigan Minds: Religious Involvement Benefits Cognitive Health

Michigan Minds Podcast hosts U-M psychology doctoral candidate Zarina Kraal. Kraal discusses how people over 50 years old who attend religious services or pray privately have improved memories and better cognitive health. December 20, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other ...

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R0: How Scientists Quantify the Intensity of an Outbreak Like Coronavirus and its Pandemic Potential

U-M Professor of Epidemiology Joseph Eisenberg discusses how medical professionals and scientists predict and quantify the intensity of a disease outbreak, such as the coronavirus. February 5, 2020. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation ...

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The Kids are All Right: Housework Nearly Equal Between Boys and Girls

A U-M Institute for Social Research study finds that the division of labor between boys and girls doing household chores is nearly equal. January 22, 2020. #5-15minutes #unversityofmichigan-other #web-article #Society #GenderEquity ​​

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Elizabeth Moje Responds to “Reading Wars” in National Education Policy Center Interview

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje argues that while there is disagreement over which portion of teaching is most helpful for learning, it is important to incorporate all types of data-driven teaching into education. December 5, 2018. #5-15mins #Education #web-article ...