Researchers at the University of Missouri have discovered a gap between the popularity of Airbnb between males and females. Dae-Young Kim and Grant Lee surveyed participants who used Airbnb and found that females tend to rate their experience on individual location, while men tend to rate a more positive overall outlook on the brand.
In this piece, Greyson Holliday, a Mizzou undergraduate student studying psychology, found a strong correlation between philosophical religious thoughts and epilepsy.
At the University of Missouri, assistant professor Jacquelyn Benson is exploring LATs or “Living Apart Together” relationships and delving into how it works, how it impacts family members and its role in the historical context of relationships.
At the University of Missouri, something is trending. With the right tweaks and changes, it could potentially transform the research world and even beyond. Professer Steve Van Doren, a MU Biochemistry Professor, along with his research assistant Jia Xu, has developed TREND, an acronym for TRack Equilibrium or Non-equilibrium shifts in Data.
A researcher at Mizzou has done studies with children, working memory, and learning ability. Reporter Seeheusen delves into what working memory is and its implications in educating children.
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Canned food may not be safe. Mizzou researcher Dr. Cheryl Rosenfeld experimented with canned dog food and realized BPA concentrations increased dramatically in the body when dogs consumed them. The BPA primarily comes from the plastic linings in cans, and the results of this experiment may translate into something bigger for humans themselves.
Race plays a huge part in many aspects of our daily life, from policing to government to day-to-day interactions. But Dr. Antoinette Landor, a professor studying human development and family science, has discovered that race and skin tone play an important factor in — surprisingly — sex. She claims that there is a relationship where darker skin tone means a higher chance of engaging in risky sexual behavior. How is this possible? Listen to the story for more.
MU Chemistry Professor Silvia Jurisson and fellow researcher Alan Ketiring are currently experimenting with different elements, other than the commonly used Technetium, to image and treat cancer. Listen up to see more of their research, why their research matters, and their current status.