Opioids are commonly prescribed for those with a total knee replacement. But with the increased attention turned to the abuse of these narcotics, a new method was approved a few years ago: cryoneurolysis. “Cryoneurolysis takes the nerve just to the point of slightly damaging, basically bruising it, so that it doesn’t conduct the painful impulses anymore,” said … [Read more...] about Freezing away the pain
Kathryn Kuhlman was a charismatic healing evangelist. Her ministry spanned several decades from the 1940s-1970s. Dr. Amy Artman, religious studies instructor at Missouri State University, wrote a biography about Kuhlman titled, “The Miracle Lady: Kathryn Kuhlman and the Transformation of Charismatic Christianity.” Recently, Christianity Today reviewed … [Read more...] about Who was Kathryn Kuhlman?
Marketing research traditionally has been done using quantitative methods, such as group surveying or self-reporting. While these methods provide valuable data, they don’t tell the whole story. Rebecca Rast Rebecca Rast, assistant professor in the marketing department at Missouri State University, is taking a different approach to this kind of research. She is using facial … [Read more...] about Understanding consumers through emotion
If you lived on top of a sinkhole, would you want to know? “When a house falls into a sinkhole, neighbors clamor for information. They ask if their house is next,” said Dr. Doug Gouzie, geology professor at Missouri State University. “It’s unimaginable and devastating, but I think they might not really want the answer to that question.” Gouzie studies land formations, like … [Read more...] about Sinking suspicions: Predicting future disasters
Victimization happens when a person is on the receiving end of cruel or unjust treatment. According to a Science Daily article, “researchers estimate that as many as 75% of children and youth report experiencing some sort of peer victimization, with 10 to 15% experiencing more severe and prolonged victimization.” Dr. Leslie Echols, assistant professor of psychology at … [Read more...] about A focus on peer victimization