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April 11, 2018
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Lessons from Joplin: personal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disasters, MU researchers find

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, was one of the most destructive in U.S. history—killing 161 people, injuring 1,150 and destroying approximately one-third of the city’s homes. Individuals who experience such disasters can exhibit a range of … Continue reading

June 27, 2011
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Brain Rhythm Associated With Learning Also linked to Running Speed, UCLA Study Shows

Rhythms in the brain that are associated with learning become stronger as the body moves faster, UCLA neurophysicists report in a new study. The research team, led by professor Mayank Mehta, used specialized microelectrodes to monitor an electrical signal known … Continue reading

September 17, 2010
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‘How Palestinian and Israeli Children are Being Psychologically Scarred by Exposure to War’

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— As another round of talks continues between Israelis and Palestinians, a new University of Michigan study documents the impact the violence has been inflicting on the region’s children.