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August 31, 2014
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Brain responses to emotional images predict PTSD symptoms after Boston Marathon bombing

The area of the brain that plays a primary role in emotional learning and the acquisition of fear – the amygdala – may hold the key to who is most vulnerable to post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers at the University of … Continue reading

December 1, 2013
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Schweiz/EU: Nur der Weg ist das Problem

Während die grossen Schweizer Medien passen, zeigt sich «Die Zeit» mutig: das Verhältnis Schweiz/EU ist längst DAS Thema! Peer Teuwsen, noch-verantwortlicher Redaktor für die Schweizer Ausgabe der deutschen Wochenzeitung «Die Zeit» und bald neuer Verantwortlicher für deren Hamburger Ausgabe, ist … Continue reading

November 14, 2012
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Author Paul Tough Gives Talk on the Traits that Help Children Succeed

To Paul Tough, his recent visit to the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy was “a nice homecoming.” During the two years of research for his new book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of … Continue reading

November 1, 2012
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PTSD Consortium

Researchers seek better ways to diagnose, treat disorder Tania Roth studies what happens to the brain when stress occurs early in life, seeking to pinpoint how those kinds of bad experiences can cause molecular changes to DNA. Now, by participating … Continue reading

September 1, 2012
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Haitians Struggle with the Costs Associated with Crime

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— As violent crime continues to rise in Haiti, more households are helping their children cope with the trauma as well as deal with burdensome funeral and burial costs, a new University of Michigan report indicated. Violent crimes … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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On-the-job Deaths Hold Steady; Number of Burn Injuries Underreported

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The rate of workplace deaths in Michigan remained steady in 2011, as 141 workers died on the job compared with 145 in 2010, according to an annual report from Michigan State University. The construction industry had … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
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Making The Bones Speak

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In a narrow, modest laboratory in Michigan State University’s Giltner Hall, students pore over African skeletons from the Middle Ages in an effort to make the bones speak. Little is known about these Nubians, meaning the … Continue reading