COVID-19 public health messages have been all over the place – but researchers know how to do better

During the pandemic, clear and reliable health communication can literally be a life-and-death issue. Researchers who focus on the science of science communication highlight strategies that work.

Emily Howell, Postdoctoral Fellow in Life Sciences Communication, University of Wisconsin-Madison • conversation
April 14, 2021 ~7 min

Group exercise may be even better for you than solo workouts – here's why

Your most important piece of exercise gear may be the friends you buddy up with to work out.

Jacob Meyer, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, Iowa State University • conversation
Dec. 29, 2020 ~9 min

Sick of COVID-19? Here's why you might have pandemic fatigue

It's draining and depressing to stay on high alert month after month after month. Understanding pandemic fatigue better might help you strengthen your resolve.

Jay Maddock, Professor of Public Health, Texas A&M University • conversation
Oct. 23, 2020 ~8 min

Nature and nurture both contribute to gender inequality in leadership – but that doesn't mean patriarchy is forever

Recognizing the influence of evolution on behavior and gender norms suggests ways to reduce gender inequality in leadership in the real world.

Christopher von Rueden, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond • conversation
Aug. 18, 2020 ~9 min

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