Salmon is a fish that’s good for you. There are several types, so which one is healthiest? Natalie Allen, registered dietitian and clinical assistant professor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, shares her thoughts with The Healthy. … [Read more...] about Choosing the healthiest salmon
As President Joe Biden wraps up his first year in the White House, he has held fewer news conferences than any of his five immediate predecessors at the same point in their presidencies, and has participated in fewer media interviews than any of his recent predecessors. What impact does this have on his administration? After all, Biden vowed to have the most transparent … [Read more...] about What’s the effect of President Joe Biden’s low number of news conferences?
Recently, Dr. Leslie Echols, associate professor of psychology at Missouri State University, worked with Dr. Jerreed Ivanich of the University of Colorado to conduct a Fast Friends study. It looked at using questions and answers to foster friendships among middle school students. This research was featured in the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley’s recent list of … [Read more...] about Professor’s work featured in ‘Top 10 Insights from the Science of a Meaningful Life in 2021’ list
As environmentally conscious as organizations try to be, new technology and other products are still developed that may negatively impact the earth or human health long-term. That’s why scientists are constantly putting these items to the test and asking questions for the greater good. Dr. Paul Durham, director of the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences at the Jordan … [Read more...] about How technology and environmental studies can affect health
Is there an effective way to foster friendships among tweens and teens? Yes, according to a recent study conducted by psychologist Dr. Leslie Echols of Missouri State University and Dr. Jerreed Ivanich of the University of Colorado. Engaging in meaningful Q&A The researchers implemented the 36 questions activity known as Fast Friends in a local middle school. About 300 … [Read more...] about Using questions to help kids build friendships