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Fighting the addictions crisis, and gambling in Indiana

September 29, 2021—IU’s Robin Newhouse says it is time to continue the fight against the opioid epidemic, and a new IU survey assessed gambling behaviors in Hoosier adults. View a text transcript of the audio.

Changes in workplace giving, and outer space governance

September 27, 2021—An IU researcher says now is the time for companies to rethink workplace giving, and IU’s Ostrom Workshop is studying how to govern outer space. View a text transcript of the audio.

Sleep, and improving health equity

September 24, 2021—IUPUI researchers say sleep is vital for protecting our mental and physical health, and the DIP-IN project is working to improve health equity in Indianapolis. View a text transcript of the audio.

Health controversies, and forecasting future pandemics

September 22, 2021—IU sociologists find a person’s social networks and socioeconomic status can play a major role in making decisions during health controversies, and an IUPUI professor is developing a new algorithm to model and forecast emerging infectious diseases. View a text transcript of the audio.

Water availability, and diabetes management

September 20, 2021—An IU professor is studying water sources and climate change in the Upper Colorado River Basin, and an IU endocrinologist offers advice to help improve diabetes management. View a text transcript of the audio.

Giving by donors of color, and how popularity bias affects our social media “likes”

September 17, 2021—An IU economist explains findings from a new survey indicating giving to racial and social justice is on the rise, especially among donors of color, and an IU computer scientists reveals what happens when we click that social media “thumbs’ up”. View a text transcript of the audio.

COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness, and the science of product placement

September 15, 2021—A new study based on real-world data evaluates the effectiveness of 2-dose COVID-19 vaccines, and an IU marketing expert looks at product placement in our online streaming era. View a text transcript of the audio.

Misinformation, and climate change in dryland regions

September 13, 2021—IU researchers track our vulnerability to misinformation, and an IU earth scientist explores the negative impacts of climate change in the world's dryland regions. View a text transcript of the audio.

Work interruptions, and COVID-19 boosters

September 10, 2021—IUPUI researchers find some in-person work interruptions can actually be beneficial to work engagement, and an IU infectious diseases expert offers insight into COVID-19 booster shots. View a text transcript of the audio.

Sub-concussion study, and parents' COVID-19 vaccine intentions

September 8, 2021—IU researchers are gathering data to determine the effects of repetitive head impacts on young athletes, and a new statewide survey measures COVID-19 vaccine intentions among parents of Indiana children. View a text transcript of the audio.

Extreme rainfall expectations, and teaching critical thinking

September 3, 2021—An IU environmental expert says landlocked states can expect more frequent and extreme precipitation events, and IU psychology researchers demonstrate a simple method for teaching crucial critical thinking skills. View a text transcript of the audio.

Pandemic-era school decisions, and the impact of minor head injuries

September 1, 2021—IU social scientists examine the role of employment in parents’ decisions about pandemic-era schooling, and an IU doctor finds that minor head injuries can have a major impact. View a text transcript of the audio.

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